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WL Benefits Group Deepens Focus on Benefits Technology for Mobile Devices BUFFALO GROVE, IL (PRWEB) December 18, 2014 – WestLake Financial Group, Inc., a leader in benefits administration technology, brokerage services and human resources consulting is proud to announce its new name: WL Benefits Group, Inc. The renaming and re-branding follow a period of expansion […]
Burt One of Five Founders of New Non-Profit Organization Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 – Paul J. Burt, Founder and CEO of WestLake Financial Group, Inc. and co-founder of CERA Solutions, has recently helped found the Lake Forest Police Foundation, along with four other Lake Forest residents. He has also been named to […]
Burt to Join Corporate Leaders in Prestigious Faith-Based Organization BUFFALO GROVE, IL – (July 7, 2014) – WestLake Financial Group, Inc., a recognized leader in voluntary benefits, human resources consulting, and employee benefits technology is proud to announce its Founder and CEO, Paul J. Burt, has been inducted into the esteemed Lumen Institute. Lumen Institute […]
Burt Raises National Record of $2.6 Million as Chair of 2014 Heart Ball Buffalo Grove, Illinois, June 12, 2014 – WestLake Financial Group, Inc., a recognized leader in voluntary benefits, HR consulting, and employee benefits technology is pleased to announce the record breaking results of the 2014 American Heart Association’s Chicago Heart Ball. Paul J. Burt, […]
Whether you have an established high-deductible health plan (HDHP) at your organization – or such a move is under consideration, it is important to note that the Internal Revenue Service has announced higher limits on contributions to health savings accounts (HSAs) and for out-of-pocket spending under linked high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) starting in 2015.
Previous Mandates Newest Mandates What time frame is used to determine the size of an employer? To determine the size of an employer, refer to a consecutive 12 month period To determine the size of an employer, refer to a consecutive 6 month period When will an employer be subject to the compliance of […]
All employers with 50 or more full-time employees will need to make a decision in January 2015 whether they are going to “pay or play.” Preparing now can be crucial to ensuring you make the right decision for your organization and avoid unwelcome surprises come 2015. As you make your decision, take a careful look at […]
Online Health Exchange for Small Businesses Delayed Until November 2014 An HHS official confirmed today that the online health exchange for small businesses is being delayed until late 2014. The Small Business Health Options Program, or SHOP Exchange, was developed to give small businesses a simpler and more efficient way to buy insurance coverage for […]
What has changed? On October 31, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2013-71 providing that a cafeteria plan may allow up to $500 of a participant’s balance at the end of the plan year to be carried over into the next plan year and used for eligible medical expenses incurred during that next […]
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