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IRS Releases Draft Instructions for ACA Reporting Forms

The IRS has released drafts of the Instructions for Form 1095-A, Instructions for Forms 1094-B and 1095-B, and Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C - to accompany the forms for information reporting for tax year 2014 under the Affordable Care Act. Review the draft instructions, plus draft forms 1094-B, 1094-C, 1095-A, 1095-B, and 1095-C.


GSA Issues Federal Per Diem Rates for Fiscal Year 2015

The General Services Administration has issued its annual updated list of federal maximum per diem rates for travel to locations within the continental United States (CONUS). Per Diem Bulletin 15-1 is effective for travel undertaken on or after October 1, 2014.


IRS Releases Draft of New Third-Party Sick Pay Recap Form

The IRS has released a draft version of the 2014 Form 8922, Third-Party Sick Pay Recap. The draft form, dated July 18, 2014, is available for review on the APA website.


Indiana County Income Tax Rate Changes

Effective for wages paid on and after October 1, 2014, income tax rates have been revised in three Indiana counties: DeKalb, Hancock, and Monroe. For information on specific rates, see the revised version of Departmental Notice No. 1, issued by the Indiana Department of Revenue.


Oregon Minimum Wage Increase for 2015

Effective January 1, 2015, the Oregon minimum wage will increase to $9.25 an hour from $9.10 an hour. State law requires the minimum wage to be adjusted for inflation every year, based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

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