Offer MEC to at least 70% (95% starting in 2016) of full-time employees and dependents that either is not “affordable” or does not provide “minimum value”. In this case, the applicable large employer incurs a penalty of $250/month ($3000/year) for each of its full-time employees receiving a premium subsidy on an exchange. … [Read more...] about Student Employees and the Affordable Care Act – Part 1 of 4: Can we exclude student workers from our health plan?
How are temp workers taxed
The Sanders bill would tax businesses for workers receiving benefits regardless of whether the workers are full or part time. He said he suspected that, like Walmart, Amazon used part-timers to avoid having to pay for health and retirement benefits. Labor advocacy groups have accused Walmart of increasing its use of part-time workers as a way of saving money and said that a majority of the company’s part-time workers would rather work full time. (Walmart also has a habit of leaving part-time employees out of the salary data it releases to the public, almost certainly because including them would drive down the pay averages.) … [Read more...] about What The Bernie Sanders Amazon Welfare Fight Is Really About
Yet for manufacturing workers, pay has risen just 1.2 percent in the past year even as hiring has accelerated. U.S. factories are increasingly using temporary workers, who typically receive less pay. Temp workers now make up roughly 12 percent of manufacturing workers, according to the EPI. … [Read more...] about Trying to Get a Big Raise? You May Have to Quit Your Job
In total, Kelly proposes to spend $7.56 billion in the next fiscal year, which begins June 30. Her budget assumes revenues of $7.57 billion, for an ending balance of $686 million. That’s lower than this year’s current projected ending balance of $900 million. … [Read more...] about Kelly’s budget adds money for schools, but Republicans say it rests on ‘house of cards’
Key #2: Focus on a NicheWhen you’re in the startup phase (from $0 to about $250,000), you face a never-ending challenge of taking whatever business comes in through the door in order to pay the bills or concentrating on one area to build a niche practice. It becomes a question of short-term focus versus longterm survival – and I realize that most solos need to balance both in order to make it. … [Read more...] about Focus on a Niche: 4 Keys to Breaking 7-Figure Barrier (Part 2 of 4)