Employers

As class action attorneys continue to target wellness programs and tobacco user surcharges, plan sponsors must be mindful of the complex rules governing these common plan features. Ballard Spahr employee benefits attorneys Finn Pressly and Uchenna Osagiede will break down what employer-sponsored medical plans need to know about these programs and will provide practical steps to help ensure compliance.… Continue Reading

The current draft of the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024 includes a proposed provision that would dramatically accelerate the deadline to file claims for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) to January 31, 2024.  The ERC is a much-scrutinized refundable tax credit of up to $26,000 per employee for certain wages paid by employers between March 12, 2020, and before October 1, 2021. … Continue Reading