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  • Part 2: The Affordable Care Act: Affordable … or just an Act? (This is the second article of a three-part series. Read Part One here.) By Jordan Shields, PrincipalThe SSM Group, a UBA Partner Firm in Petaluma, CA In this blog series we’re taking a look at the unforeseen ways The Affordable Care Act may effec…
  • The Affordable Care Act: Affordable… or just an Act? Part 1 (the first article of a three-part series) By Jordan Shields, PrincipalThe SSM Group, a UBA Partner Firm in Petaluma, CA  No matter who you are, no matter where, the Affordable Care Act, one of the largest pieces of legislation in recent hi…
  • IRS Issues Drafts of Individual and Employer Responsibility Reporting Forms In order for the IRS to verify that individuals and employers are meeting their shared responsibility obligations, and that individuals who request premium tax credits are entitled to them, employers and insurers will be required to provide reporting on the health coverage they offer. Reporting will first be due early in 2016, based on coverage ...