I’ve been waiting to see the details of the insurance plans available through Obamacare, so first thing the morning of October 1 I clicked over to www.healthcare.gov to check it out. I was unpleasantly surprised to find out registration is required to get any info (other insurance quoting sites I’ve utilized in the past only […]
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Obamacare is coming- are you ready?
Will you be buying next year’s health insurance on the new exchanges? Starting Tuesday October 1, individuals can enroll online at www.healthcare.gov for coverage effective January 1, 2014. Small businesses can enroll beginning October 1 as well, but can’t do it online until November 1 due to a delay on that end. The deadline for […]
Talking SHOP About Obamacare
Hands down, the research I did on the impact of the Affordable Care Act for the individual for my last column was the most confusing to date. Researching the impact on businesses for this one was equally confusing. It’s difficult to keep the ins and outs, requirements, exceptions and penalties straight, so I hope this […]
Obamacare- what’s coming for you?
As we approach the Jan. 1, 2014, full implementation date of the Affordable Care Act, questions abound as to what will happen and how we will be affected. Here are some frequently asked questions: I’m covered by a plan at work. Will I keep that same plan? That depends. The so-called “employer mandate” says […]
Zombie Apocalypse? No- Worse, It’s Taxmageddon
Forget the zombie apocalypse or the Mayan calendar; we’ve got ourselves a Taxmageddon on the horizon. There are big tax changes waiting just around the corner on Jan. 1. Of course, being an election year some of those changes may end up changing, specifically the planned expiration of the Bush tax cuts, but we know […]