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ACA Play or Pay Enforcement: The Taxman Cometh
01/25/2018

Although the ACA has occupied your time and attention for almost 8 years now, it may be hitting your bottom line in a distinct and powerful way as the IRS begins to assess Play or Pay penalties. This is mail no one wants to receive – both because the IRS provides only 30 days to respond and because the assessed penalties can be huge dollars.

Although the ACA has occupied your time and attention for almost 8 years now, it may be hitting your bottom line in a distinct and powerful way as the IRS begins to assess Play or Pay penalties. This is mail no one wants to receive – both because the IRS provides only 30 days to respond and because the assessed penalties can be huge dollars. Please join us, along with Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC's Counsel, Jamie L. Leary, for this HRCI* and SHRM** pre-approved, complimentary, one-hour webinar to learn how the assessment works and what you can do NOW, so that if you receive one of these, you won’t be caught off guard.

The agenda:
• Short refresher course on the ACA’s Play or Pay mandate
• How the IRS is notifying employers of potential assessments
• How employers can analyze the assessment to determine whether it is correct
• How – and how quickly – an employer must respond

About our Presenter:
Jamie L. Leary received her law degree from the University of Virginia and her undergraduate degree from Marshall University, where she was a member of the 1993 graduating class of the Society of Yeager Scholars. She served as a law clerk to The Honorable Charles H. Haden II, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. After beginning her ERISA practice at Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston, Massachusetts, Jamie now serves as Of Counsel with Steptoe & Johnson PLLC. She counsels corporate clients on a wide variety of ERISA and employee benefit issues, including ACA compliance matters.

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*The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute's (HRCI) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. This activity has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through HRCI.

**Crawford Advisors is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This program is valid for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.