EBIA Weekly Newsletter

Is Form 5500 Filing Required for Voluntary Employee-Pay-All Insurance?


   April 19, 2018

QUESTION: Employees at our company have the opportunity to purchase several types of voluntary supplemental insurance coverage through the workplace. Does the Form 5500 filed for our ERISA health and welfare plan need to include Schedule As for the supplemental coverage? ANSWER: Whether a Form 5500 is required depends on whether the coverage is considered … Read More


Register Today: EBIA Seminars in a City Near You!


   April 12, 2018

Join us this May or June in Boston, Minneapolis, Seattle, Dallas, or Chicago for intermediate-level EBIA Seminars covering ERISA, the ACA, cafeteria plans, HRAs & HSAs, wellness programs (new for 2018!), HIPAA, and COBRA. Attend all seven courses, or choose only the topics you need. All courses are taught by experienced … Read More


Trial Court Rejects Challenge by State School Districts to Employer Shared Responsibility


   April 12, 2018

Indiana v. IRS, 2018 WL 898720 (S.D. Ind. 2018) Available at https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/USCOURTS-insd-1_13-cv-01612/pdf/USCOURTS-insd-1_13-cv-01612-1.pdf A federal trial court has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the application of employer shared responsibility under Code § 4980H (and the related reporting requirements under Code § 6056) to state school districts. As background, applicable large employers (ALEs) may be subject … Read More