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ABA Tax Section 2016 Midyear Meeting

American Bar Association

Jan
30
2016

Date: January 30, 2016

Time: 9:30AM

Location: JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015-1328

Topics

  • Future Developments Under the Affordable Care Act and for Health and Welfare Plans: Information Reporting, Market Reforms, Wellness Plans, and the Cadillac Tax 
     

Los Angeles, CA welcomes the ABA Section of Taxation to the 2016 Midyear Meeting, January 28-30, 2016!


Explore a full range of current tax issues in over 35 areas of tax law with committee and subcommittee programming on Friday and Saturday. Connect with colleagues at the Saturday Section Luncheon & Plenary Session with special guest speaker Prof. Edward Kleinbard and presentation of the Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award.

Topics 

Get practical advice direct from the experts on the issues impacting your practice with section programs, including:

January 29, 2016: Welfare Plans, Cafeteria Plans and Reimbursement Accounts, and EEOC Issues Update. 

This meeting will address the Affordable Care Act information reporting requirements, including a discussion about how to request extensions; recent legislation including PACE that addresses the treatment of certain employers as large employers; the final regulations regarding the Affordable Care Act market reform requirements and grandfathered plans; section 4980I (the Cadillac tax); the EEOC proposed guidance on wellness plans and GINA; and other relevant topics.

January 30: Future Developments Under the Affordable Care Act and for Health and Welfare Plans: Information Reporting, Market Reforms, Wellness Plans, and the Cadillac Tax 

This panel will focus on current and future developments under the Affordable Care Act and health and welfare plan guidance. The panelists will provide an update on compliance with ACA information reporting requirements including how to request extensions and how to obtain a reasonable cause waiver from the assessment of penalties; the ACA market reforms and the final regulations including application of particular rules to employer-sponsored plans; wellness plan including the EEOC rules; and section 4980I (the Cadillac tax) including the status of proposed legislation and regulatory guidance.

 

Speakers

Professional Cropped Bianchi Alden Mintz

Alden J. Bianchi

Panelist

Alden J. Bianchi is an employee benefits and compensation attorney at Mintz. He advises clients on retirement plans, compensation arrangements, ERISA issues, benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions, and health and welfare plans. Alden is an authority on health care reform.