Zane Benefits Publishes New Information on Employer Health Insurance Share Responsibility Rules

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The Rules Contain Proposed Regulations Providing Guidance Under Internal Revenue Code Section 4980H

Today, Zane Benefits, Inc. published new information about Employer Health Insurance Shared Responsibility Rules. Zane Benefits, which provides comprehensive and flexible alternatives to traditional employer sponsored health benefits, is the leader in defined contribution and health reimbursement accounts.

According to Zane Benefits’ website, the IRS released a new set of proposed regulations regarding the employer shared responsibility rules. The proposed regulations are intended to provide a comprehensive set of rules that employers can rely on to comply with the law and tax liabilities.

Summary of the New Proposed Employer Shared Responsibility Rules

According to Zane Benefits’ website, the new rules contain proposed regulations providing guidance under Internal Revenue Code section 4980H regarding the shared responsibility for employers regarding employee health coverage. The proposed regulations only affect employers that meet the definition of “applicable large employer”. Employers may rely on the proposed regulations for guidance pending the issuance of final regulations or other applicable guidance.

FAQ’s for the New Proposed Employer Shared Responsibility Rules

According to Zane Benefits’ website, the IRS has released a set of questions and answers that provide additional detail on these requirements. The FAQ’s detail the following topics:

1)    Basics of Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions
2)    Which Employers are Subject to the Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions
3)    Liability for the Employer Shared Responsibility Payment
4)    Calculation of the Employer Shared Responsibility Payment
5)    Making an Employer Shared Responsibility Payment
6)    Transition Relief

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About Zane Benefits

Zane Benefits was founded in 2006 to provide a revolutionized SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) administration platform ("ZaneHRA") for Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRAs) and defined contribution healthcare. The flagship software provides a 100% paperless administration experience to employers and insurance professionals that want to offer better health benefits without a traditional group health insurance plan at lower costs. For more information about ZaneHRA, visit

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