Recent Alerts

Final Rule on Health Reimbursement Accounts
Yellow Alert | Jun. 17, 2019 | Healthcare, Healthcare reform, HRA

The U.S. Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (the “Departments”) released a final rule to expand the use of, and access to, Health Reimbursement Accounts.

NFIP Reauthorized until September 30
Yellow Alert | Jun. 7, 2019 | Flood

President Trump signed into law the $19.1 billion disaster aid package that included an authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program until September 30, 2019.

Yellow Alert: One Shot Left to Avoid NFIP Lapse
Yellow Alert | May. 24, 2019 | Flood

While there were several opportunities to reauthorize the program before the House and Senate left for Memorial Day, efforts became tied up in ideology and politics.

Final IRS Regulations Issued on Pass-Throughs
Red Alert | Jan. 18, 2019 | IRS

January 18, 2019 This afternoon, the U.S. Treasury and the IRS released their final regulations on the Qualified Business Income Deduction for pass-through entities under the Tax Cuts and Jobs

199A Pass-Through Provisions
Red Alert | Jan. 18, 2019 | IRS, Taxes

January 18, 2019 Provision providing benefits to insurance agency/brokerage: “(x) Meaning of services performed in the field of brokerage services. For purposes of section 199A(d)(2) and paragraph (b)(1)(ix) of this

Congress Reauthorizes NFIP to May 31, 2019
Yellow Alert | Dec. 21, 2018 | Flood, Government Affairs

December 21, 2018 This evening, Congress passed legislation reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to May 31, 2019. The measure is expected to be signed by the President, narrowly