75th Anniversary Timeline

This year Smith Haughey is celebrating our 75th Anniversary. Take a look at the journey the firm has taken! 

 

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FLSA Flapjack Flop: Michigan Pancake House to Pay $245K for Noncompliance

Last month, a Michigan pancake house with restaurants in Kalamazoo and Benton Harbor was ordered to pay $245,000 in back wages and damages to 118 employees and retrain all of its managers to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (the FLSA). The court order was entered after the Department of Labor investigators found that the owners were violati…

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IRS Notice 2015-87: Additional Guidance on HRAs, ACA Reporting, Health FSA Carryovers and More

In December of 2015, the IRS issued IRS Notice 2015-87 (Notice) which provides employers clarifying guidance on Affordable Care Act (ACA) topics ranging from health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), employer shared responsibility clarifications, information reporting, and additional guidance regarding the health FSA carryover rules. This client al…

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IRS Extends Deadlines for 2015 ACA Reporting

On December 28, 2015 the IRS released IRS Notice 2016-4, extending the due dates for the 2015 ACA information reporting on forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C and 1095-C and providing guidance for individual taxpayers affected by these extensions. These ACA reporting forms provide information to the IRS and individuals regarding information required under…

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Do your employees have questions about completing their tax returns without the 1095-B and/or 1095-C?

Over the last few weeks, I have been receiving calls from employers asking about preparing a communication or a resource for employees that received their W-2s but, due to IRS’s  ACA reporting extension, haven’t yet received their 1095-B and/or 1095-C. The IRS has published a very helpful website that assists employees with these types of questions…

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