Head-Count Exclusions that Can Ease Pain of ACA Compliance

Just as small and mid-sized businesses all across the U.S. are feeling the pain of figuring out what - if anything - to do for compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), so too is Santa up in North Pole, Alaska.

After Mrs. Claus realized that their four U.S. companies had to combine their head counts to see if the new health care law applied to Claus Resources. And because - as a group - the total head count of these companies passed the 50 full-time employee threshold, every one of the companies has to be ACA-compliant, even when each one of them on their own does not.

Together, they are members of an Applicable Large Employer (ALE) Group.


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About Helen Karakoudas

Helen Karakoudas is the ACA Educator Director at Integrity Data. Karakoudas was the founder of Sypnio Software, the Affordable Care Act reporting startup that Integrity Data acquired in June 2015.

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About Wendy Pace

Wendy Pace is the owner of Pace Setting Media. Pace coordinates social media posts for Integrity Data. 

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