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Our report on employment screening in Canada provides insight into how background checks are conducted in Canada, with a particular focus on the financial services industry.

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Employer Obligation to Report Survives First Legislative Proposal

Since the March 6th release of Republican’s Affordable Care Act replacement plan, otherwise known as the American Health Care Act, the proposed legislation has been subjected to criticism seemingly outweighing its praise. For employers currently finalizing their 2016 IRS reporting requirements, one hope may be that the year-long tracking, reporting, and data collection essential to this process would be eliminated. However, a review of the proposed legislation suggests that employer obligations to report may be far from over. 

Republican’s ACA Replacement Bill Released

Monday evening, House Republicans released their long-awaited “American Health Care Act,” the GOP’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. While the bill strips away much of the ACA, it also retains some of its more well-liked provisions. For example, the bill would eliminate the individual mandate that requires most Americans to have health insurance or pay a penalty and the employer mandate requirement that large employers offer coverage to their employees, but it would allow children to continue to remain on their parent’s plan through age of 26, keep the prohibition on denying coverage based on a pre-existing condition, and would still require a simplified version of employer reporting for offers of coverage made via the employee’s W-2.

Washington Update: WOTC, Tax Reform & Border Adjustment
In the wake of Republican efforts to initiate tax reform and repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, employers are left wondering whether the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (“WOTC”) will survive.
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