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Wraps Are Popular, But Are They Right For Your Project?

Over the past 15-20 years, wrap up insurance policies, otherwise known as owner/general contractors controlled insurance policies (OCIP/CCIP), have become much more commonplace for insuring construction projects.

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Three Common Bonds Non-Contractors
May Need

Contract performance and payment bonds may be the best-known type of surety bonding, but bonds are required in many different industries and offer an alternative to other types of financial guarantees.

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Legionnaires’ Disease: Is Your Hotel at Risk?

Hoteliers operate in a constantly evolving business environment with new challenges regularly emerging. However, these businesses still face a threat that first surfaced in 1976 in Philadelphia: Legionnaires’ disease.

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Complying with the New York Disability Benefits Law

If you have employees who work in the state of New York, please continue reading. Employers must provide disability insurance to employees who work in that state for at least 30 days during a calendar year. This requirement is in addition to regular workers’ compensation coverage.

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Perspectives on P&C Insurance for Manufacturers and Distributors

Welcome to our annual review of the insurance marketplace relative to manufacturers and distributors. Our goal is to stay aligned with our clients in the manufacturing and distribution industries, and provide insight and practical information to help them make informed decisions.

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Reminder: 1095S Due to Employees by March 2, 2018

The filing deadline for the 1095 forms to be furnished to employees is approaching fast. These forms are due March 2, 2018.

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§4980H Offer Requirements
and Associated Penalties

We are entering another season of employer reporting deadlines, and the IRS has sent out their first batch of letters with proposed employer penalties under $4980H from the 2015 filings.

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Cadillac Tax Delayed Until 2022 and HIT Suspended for 2019

The short-term funding bill passed by Congress in January to re-open the government contains two employee benefits–related provisions that are of interest to employers.

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Tax Treatment of Transportation Benefits Changes Under New Law

Qualified transportation fringe benefits include benefits such as employer-provided parking, transit passes, and vanpool benefits. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act signed on December 22, 2017 changes the tax treatment for certain employer-provided transportation benefits.

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Preparing Generation Z (1995-2012)
for the New Tech Jobs

In the next decade, it is estimated that two million manufacturing jobs will go unfilled. When the average age of millennials in manufacturing is already 27, it’s time to focus proactively on the “Z Generation” (1995-2012) to help address this shortage.

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IRS Extends Due Date for Employers Provide
Form 1095 to Employees and Participants

The IRS announced that it has extended the due date for employers and insurance companies to provide 2017 Forms 1095 to individuals.

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