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Obamacare's Small Business Tax Credit Goes Largely Unclaimed

A tax credit provision was created under Obamacare to financially ease the way for small businesses to provide health insurance for their employees. But only a relatively small number of those eligible actually implemented or maintained insurance and claimed the credit.

FDA Releases Final Menu Labeling Rules

On Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its final rules regarding menu labeling requirements. As passed in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the menu labeling regulations require caloric information to be included on the menus and menu boards of "covered food establishments," defined as being a part of 20 or more locations doing business under the same name and offering substantially the same menu items.

How Businesses Are Handling 2015’s ObamaCare

Under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), employers with a hundred or more full-time workers are mandated on January 1, 2015 to provide at least 70 percent of their employees with health insurance or owe the IRS $2,000 per worker.

White House Postpones ObamaCare for Small Biz Again

The President's signature on the Affordable Care Act
The President's signature making the Affordable Care Act law, 2010. Photo:Chuck Kennedy, White House

WASHINGTON — On Monday the White House announced that employers with 50 to 99 employees will receive an additional year reprieve from the Affordable Care employer mandate, pushing its already delayed implementation from 2015 to January 1, 2016.

Home Care Franchise Industry Update 2013

Following is an excerpt from the just released FranchiseKnowHow report on the franchised home care sector for 2013:

DOL Delays Requirement that Employers Provide Employees Notice under Affordable Care Act

As a further indication of the yet to be written regulations under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) has announced employers

Even More Franchises Weigh In on ObamaCare

Franchises Visiting Angels, Bennigan's and Firehouse are finding dealing with ObamaCare difficult, writes Kate Rogers of FOXBusiness.

Wendy's Employees Can Thank Obamacare for Fewer Hours

Wendy’s is the latest fast-food restaurant chain to respond to Obamacare by reducing its workers hours.

3 Key Next Steps for Affordable Care Act Compliance

While the meatiest provisions of the Affordable Care Act take effect in 2014, there are some requirements to tend to right now. Make sure you are ready to comply with the following:

Retailers and HealthCare: Opinions, Facts, and Inferences

With the big announcement last week that the U.S. Supreme Court had ruled favorably on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly referred to as "Obamacare", the two big trade organizations in the U.S., the National Retail Federation (NRF) and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) were quick to react, although the tone of their reactions differed significantly.