• It’s Time to Stop Reimbursing Employees on a Tax-Free Basis for Individual Health Insurance Premiums
  • July 30, 2015 | Author: Susan Richards Salen
  • Law Firm: Rees Broome, PC - Tysons Corner Office
  • Prior to the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), employees of small employers1 which did not offer group health insurance benefits has to find expensive individual health plans. In order to compete with large employers and to offer employees with some health insurance benefit, many of these employers offered to reimburse employees on a tax-free basis for costs that the employee incurred in obtaining health insurance on their own.