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Last week, the Senate voted 87 to 12 to repeal the 1099 requirement, a provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that required all businesses to issue 1099’s to all vendors for goods and services in excess of $600.  The … Continue reading

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Repealing the 1099 provision

A provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could change how all businesses report payments to suppliers for goods over the amount of $600 starting in 2012.  Section 9006 of the ACA describes a 1099 provision which would require all … Continue reading

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More healthcare coverage changes take effect

Help covering Medicare’s “donut hole,” preventive care without copays, and tax incentives for small businesses offering coverage for employees are among the changes that kick in as of Jan 1 under healthcare reform. Click here to view a video overview … Continue reading

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Small-business owners applaud changes in health care

According to this Seattle Times article, a coalition of Washington State small-business owners support the immediate impacts of federal healthcare reform, including tax credits created by the new law, and a federally funded state program that will make it possible to insure low-wage employees. likebot_bgcolor … Continue reading

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Healthcare reform @ six months: what’s it mean in WA?

A few stats from the White House on the impacts of healthcare reform here in Washington State six months in: Some 106,000 businesses may be eligible for tax credits to help small businesses provide coverage for employees As many as … Continue reading

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More insurance options coming for self employed in WA

The Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner is alerting small business owners to an upcoming change in state law that will make more healthcare insurance options available to sole proprietors and some self-employed people. Beginning October 1, under state law, … Continue reading

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