Category Archives: Fringe Benefit

IRS Raises FSA Limits, Other Benefits for 2018

By | Fringe Benefit, Government Contractors, Healthcare and Welfare, Hour & Wage, IRS, Uncategorized, Wellness Incentive | No Comments
The IRS just released the 2018 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs) for a variety of tax-related limits. The changes, as outlined in Revenue Procedure 2017-58, featured several notable adjustments employers should be aware of: Employees will be able to contribute up to $2,650 to a health flexible spending account (FSA), a $50 increase from 2 ... Read More

DOL Announces Reduced SCA H&W Fringe Benefit Rate for SCA Contracts Governed By New Federal Paid Sick Leave Requirements

By | ACA, Affordable Care Act, Department of Labor, Fringe Benefit, Fringe Rate, Government Contact, Government Contractors, H&W, Healthcare and Welfare, SCA, Service Contract Act, Wage Determination | 2 Comments
On July 25, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) released All Agency Memorandum #25 (AAM), which serves as the DOL's annual announcement of the adjustment of the Health & Welfare (H&W) fringe benefit rate for employees working under contracts governed by the Service Contract Act (SCA). The routine aspect of the AAM provides that effective as o ... Read More

Fringe Benefit Rate Requirement for Service Contract Act Remains at $4.27

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Please feel free to share your thoughts and/or questions in the comments section of this blog below. The U.S. Department of Labor has released its annual memorandum regarding the rate for Service Contract Act (SCA) Health and Welfare Fringe Benefits. The rate will be retained at $4.27 per hour, effective July 29, 2016. As prescribed by ... Read More

2015 Rate Increase Announced for SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefits

By | DOL Audit, Fringe Benefit, Fringe Rate, H&W, Hour & Wage, SCA, Service Contract Act, Uncategorized | No Comments
The U.S. Department of Labor has released its annual memorandum noting a rate increase for Service Contract Act (SCA) Health and Welfare Fringe Benefits. The new rate is $4.27 per hour (up from $4.02 per hour last year) and is required in all government contract bids, or other service contracts awarded on or after June 30, 2015. SCA benefit chan ... Read More

Rate Increase Announced for SCA Health and Welfare Fringe Benefits

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Fringe Benefit Rate Requirement for Service Contract Act Increase to $3.81 The U.S. Department of Labor has released its annual memorandum noting a rate increase for Service Contract Act (SCA) Health and Welfare Fringe Benefits. The new rate is $3.81 per hour (up from $3.71 per hour last year) and is required in all government contract bids, or ot ... Read More