Avoid the $100 -a-Day-Penalty

February 2nd, 2019 at 2:44 PM

You may have wondered why an S corporation can pay for or reimburse a solo owner-employee’s individually purchased health insurance without worrying about the $100-a-day penalty. 

The answer is that the S corporation’s payments of the solo shareholder-employee’s individual health insurance premiums are exempt from the $100-a-day penalty. 

The exemption does not apply to health coverage for the rank-and-file employees. For the rank and file, you need either 

Mark S. Fineberg, CPA

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