IRS: Employers Must Report Pay for FFCRA Leave on W-2


Employers are required to report the amount of qualified sick and family leave wages paid to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on Form W-2, according to guidance from the IRS and the U.S. Treasury Department. The guidance was provided in Notice 2020-54, issued by the agencies on July 8, 2020. Reporting […]

Who Doesn’t Love A Discount On Dental & Vision | Guardian

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Guardian is offering a one-month premium credit or a rate guarantee for new and in-force dental and vision plans. All size groups can take advantage of these great opportunities. Premium Credit Option Existing groups: Applied to the second bill after the group renewal, beginning with September 2020 through August 2021 renewals New business: Applied to the first bill for […]

Anthem | Premium Credits

Anthem | Premium Credits

Anthem Blue Cross continues to look for ways to provide support and financial relief to employers and members during the COVID-19 emergency. Anthem is issuing premium credits to their Fully Insured employer groups based on their April 2020 invoices. This one-time credit will appear on employers’ August 2020 invoices: 15% of the April premium for […]

HR Administrators Worst Nightmare | Qualifying Events

HR Administrators Worst Nightmare | Qualifying Events

Problem: Do They Have An Organized Process For Managing Mid-Year Changes? In any given year, an employer is guaranteed to have to process changes due to qualifying life events. Similar to open enrollment, this process can involve forms, changes in rates, new deductibles, and more. Without a system, this process can take several hours per […]

How Can HR Departments Impress Millennial Prospects & Current Employees

How Can HR Departments Impress Millennial Prospects & Current Employees

As the largest group in the workforce, Millennials comprise a large percentage of new hires. Millennials also expect sufficient technology from their employer, because they believe that technology is key to successful performance at work. Additionally, engaging new employees is key to increasing retention and engagement. It’s important to avoid first-day stress with pre-boarding activities […]

How Are You Tracking Open Enrollment Progress?

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Problem: Are You  Tracking Enrollment Progress? Tracking enrollment progress can be a tedious, error-prone process. Many employers rely on a quarterly wage and tax report or their own Excel spreadsheet to track down employees that have incomplete or missing enrollment forms. They likely use the same report or spreadsheet to identify which employees need to […]

How much time are your employees spending on insurance forms?

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  Paperwork is complicated, especially in the context of benefits. When it’s time for enrollment, an employer must determine which employee is eligible for which plans, and distribute the proper forms. Then, the employee has to complete, sign, and submit the forms, in addition to verifying that each field is correct. This causes plenty of […]


Deciding which employees to return to the workplace following a furlough or temporary layoff, and in what order you’ll call them back, will require an individualized analysis for each organization. For those who aren’t sure where to start, we provide this as a starting point.   Check out our white paper for more information: CRC_HRSC_FurloughLayoffQuickGuide_v1.1_20200501 […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

  Today the Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and President Trump is expected to sign the bill shortly. The Act includes several provisions to protect American workers and assist employers in providing emergency paid sick leave, as well as paid family leave in the case of school closures, for working families impacted […]

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