Author Archives: Elizabeth Atkinson

Elizabeth Atkinson

About: Elizabeth Atkinson

Ms. Atkinson focuses her practice on federal, state, local and international taxation and employee benefit matters with emphasis on tax controversy, employment tax issues, and tax and benefits planning. She also practices entertainment law with a focus on tax issues.

Alphabet Soup — Changes to the Affordable Care Act

With the new Trump administration and Republican control of Congress, there has been a lot of discussion about eliminating the Affordable Care Act and replacing it with a different set of rules.  Legislation has passed the House but not the Senate, and it appears that legislative changes are going to be much slower than anticipated. However, there are many other changes to the ACA that do not require legislation.  Here are a few of those changes: Rulemaking about coverage for contraception:  There have been several lawsuits about the requirement to provide contraceptive coverage if the employer is a religious organization …