IRS Issues Affordability Percentage Adjustment for 2019
In Rev. Proc. 2018-34, the IRS released the inflation adjusted amounts for 2019 relevant to determining whether employer-sponsored coverage is “affordable” for purposes of the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA’s”) employer shared responsibility provisions and premium tax credit program. For plan years beginning in 2019, the affordability percentage is 9.86% of an employee’s household income or applicable safe harbor.