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The CARES Act and Your HSA/FSA

Among the many provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act are several changes affecting the use of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). In keeping with the intent of the Act, all are designed to provide relief to those who are financially affected by the pandemic.…

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HR Hotline: Real People, Real Answers

In a recent post we discussed MyWave Connect, our online portal for convenient access to resources on safety, compliance and much more (read about MyWave Connect here). While MyWave Connect is a vast and searchable resource, sometimes you need a little personal guidance, especially when it comes to matters of Human Resources, especially regarding policies…

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REAL ID for Maryland – UPDATE

Yes, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has extended the national deadline for REAL ID compliance to October 1, 2021. That means all Marylanders who are not yet REAL ID compliant should check the REAL ID Lookup Tool for the next steps to take. If you or your family members need to renew a Maryland driver’s license,…

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COVID-19 Benefits Scenarios

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a whole new series of questions and scenarios relating to benefits. The existing Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) still applies, and now the Families First Coronavirus Response Act brings two new components: Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion and Emergency Paid Sick Leave. Understandably, the question of…

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