Part 3 – Prepare for Employer Shared Responsibility (2016)

The Affordable Care Act mandate specifies that employers must offer a majority of their employees affordable health coverage. For tax year 2016 and forward, you’ll need to calculate whether 95% of your full-time employees (and their dependents) were covered. If 95% of your eligible employees were not offered with affordable healthcare coverage, you may be subject to fines. Continue reading Part 3 – Prepare for Employer Shared Responsibility (2016)

BoomTax API: A RESTful API for the IRS AIR System

We are excited to announce that the BoomTax API for the IRS AIR system has entered the beta phase of development!

The BoomTax API makes managing and e-filing Affordable Care Act returns very simple. By using a modern web API, you can easily import data from your back-end systems into BoomTax and prepare your filing in a totally hands-off way.

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Two Factor Authentication Now Available

In our continuing effort to provide the most secure platform for completing your Affordable Care Act filing, we are proudly announcing that Two Factor Authentication is now available for all BoomTax users.

What is Two Factor Authentication?

You may be familiar with Two Factor Authentication (aka 2FA) if you’ve ever logged into a website, then had to type in a code you receive on your phone. This prevents a would be attacker from stealing your login credentials and logging in to your account. With 2FA, the attacker would need your login AND access to your phone in order to login to your account.

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