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Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) Updates

We would like to continue to pass along useful information to you as it relates to the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act. The regulations that are coming out continue to evolve at a furious pace. Department of Labor (DOL) Updates First, the Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a few items in the last 72…
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Page

In response to the flood of emails and alerts that we all are receiving during this time, we have compiled a list of resources and tools to assist you during this time. IRS & Government Information: Coronavirus Tax Relief Coronavirus Paid Leave and Tax Credits IRS Filing Extensions Q & A State of Michigan Official…
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IRS Extends HSA Contribution Deadline

The Internal Revenue Service published a series of questions and answers relating to the delay of the tax filing deadline from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020 as provided in IRS Notice 2020-18.  With regard to contributions to an HSA, the IRS stated the following: “Contributions may be made to your HSA or Archer…
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Layoff or Temporary Furlough Guidance

Based on the executive order issued by Governor Whitmer on Monday, March 25, 2020 there are specifications and considerations for your Company.  Some of these considerations have already been discussed in the last few weeks and will require the continued implementation of these practices and processes. Please review the following for further consideration: Michigan State Mandated Stay-at-Home As a…
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A Message Regarding COVID-19

In this time of uncertainty and understandable concern about the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to assure you that we have a continuity plan in place to continue to serve our clients. We are committed to continuing our service for our clients while ensuring the safety and health of our team. As the…
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your HSA What You Need to Know

In response to the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), on March 11, 2020, the IRS released a notice regarding HSA-qualified high deductible health plan (HDHP) coverage of testing and treatment related to COVID-19. This is to allow the removal of barriers for testing and treatment of COVID-19. Enrollment in a qualifying high-deductible health…
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Employers need to be prepared in the event of an outbreak

As you have seen in the recent news, the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is anticipated to be highly disruptive to the American economy in the near future.  It’s no longer a matter of if, but when.  The only question remaining is to what extent this disruption will occur.  The CDC published guidance on this very issue.…
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HRPro gets the ball rolling again!

The HRPro/BenePro team held it’s annual Bowl Off on March 8th, 2019 to blow off some steam after a busy and hectic fourth quarter. BenePro once again won the BenePro vs. HRPro battle with total averages of 120 for BenePro and 113 for HRPro. Kris tied with Anthony for top score for the men, and…
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Christmas Party 2018

We had a great time at Red Run celebrating our Pro Group Christmas Party. With a wonderful array of appetizers, delicious dinner and a fun white elephant exchange we all had a great time! Even the talking hamster had fun!

Yumm! Cookie Exchange

This year’s cookie exchange was bigger than ever. 12 people baking 6 dozen cookies for the exchange. Everyone took home a half dozen of 11 different delicious cookies! A sweet success!