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Good bookkeeping practices save time and money

In today’s climate, employers are subject to greater compliance requirements and scrutiny, underscoring the importance of maintaining tip-top bookkeeping records. Bukaty Companies Payroll & Accountings Services can relieve some of that compliance pressure. If you haven’t considered utilizing a...


IRS sets contribution limits for 2022

The IRS has increased the health savings account (HSA) contribution limit for both self-only and family coverage. Self-only plans received a $50 increase in the annual contribution limit, and family coverage limits increased $100. HSAs typically accompany high-deductible health plans (HDHPs),...


2022 ACA affordability rate announced

Within the IRS-issued Revenue Procedure 2021-36, the affordability threshold for the 2022 calendar year has been set to 9.61% of household income. This percentage is a decrease from the 2021 threshold of 9.83%. The affordability threshold is used to determine an individual’s eligibility for a...


What employers need to know about workers' compensation

While employers have a legal obligation to provide safe workplaces, accidents are inevitable. Workers’ compensation laws mandate that workers’ compensation insurance is offered by nearly all employers in nearly all states. This type of coverage was designed to be the only actionable recourse...


EEOC issues guidance on vaccine religious accommodations

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued guidance to employers for religious accommodation requests from employees regarding mandatory vaccines, specifically the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination mandate. Employers should not only anticipate these requests, but prepare a...


CDC approves booster shots

Amid the murkiness of the highly anticipated Occupational Health and Safety (OSHA) rules regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for private employers with 100-plus employees, uncertainty around potential booster shots is also circulating. 


VESSA aims to help domestic and sexual violence victims

The Missouri legislature recently enacted the Victims Economic Safety and Security Act (VESSA), aimed at providing job protection for employees who are victims of domestic or sexual violence. Missouri employers with 20 or more employees must include a notice to new hires informing them of their...


Stay up to date with the Consolidated Appropriations Act

The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021 is about to transform the health insurance and health care industries.


IRS rule could require electronic form filing for smaller employers


Cybersecurity becomes a new standard of protection

As more businesses move to fully remote or hybrid work models, hackers are taking note. The spike in cyber scams and threats correlates to the boom in at-home workers and online business.


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Episode 12: Enrich your company's HSA benefits

Uncover the hidden benefits of health savings accounts (HSAs). Our in-house expert reveals why HSAs are the fast-growing employee benefit.

Episode 11: Regulation changes to know in 2020

Our compliance officer recaps the more significant regulatory from 2019 that will affect your business in 2020. 

Episode 10: Lower costs with a dependent audit

Verifying plan membership is valuable to your company's bottom line. As much as 10% of dependents on your plan could be ineligible for group coverage! Learn more about conducting a dependent audit in your organization.

Episode 9: Make open enrollment a breeze

Bukaty experts share their thoughts on how to avoid open enrollment complications. Planning and communication are key.

Episode 8: Avoiding employee lawsuits

Discover how your business could be at risk for lawsuits, and learn strategies to minimize your chances of getting sued. Our podcast guest shares HR tips you won’t want to miss.

Episode 7: Management training is more important than you realize

Don't leave your managers untrained and unprepared. This episode explores the importance of training your company leaders and how it can be detrimental to your business if you don't.

Episode 6: A benefits package for all ages

Rather than limit your company to an outdated one-size-fits-all benefit package, explore customized, generationally based benefit options for your employees. Each generation has different benefit preferences and Bukaty has the technology and benefit lineup to cater to their needs.

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