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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
See the IRS page summarizing major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Tax Benefit for Disability IRC Section 529A
The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act permits a state to establish and maintain a new type of tax-advantaged savings program (under Section 529A of the Internal Revenue Code) for a qualified disabled person.

Certain Medicaid Waiver Payments Excludable
Notice 2014-7 addresses tax treatment of payments to related/unrelated individual care providers.

Explanation of Third-Party Payroll Provider Responsibilities
The IRS has released a fact sheet (2013-9) addressing third-party payroll procedures.

Same Sex Couples: Guidance for Employers
Notice 2013-61 addresses claims for overpayment of taxes.

Voluntary Classification Settlement Program has expanded
Two announcements provide guidance that clarifies rules on VCSP eligibility.

Requirements for Furnishing Form 1099-G Electronically
Consent requirements must be met prior to furnishing statements.

Educating Your Employees About Tax Compliance
Employers can use these communication products to help employees understand their tax compliance responsibilities

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 19-Jun-2015