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We’re Moving!

We’re excited to announce that on August 6, 2018, the new corporate headquarters of MJ Insurance will officially be open-for-business! Address 571 Monon Blvd Suite 400 Carmel, IN 46032 PO Box PO Box 3430 Carmel, IN 46082-3430 The new 30,000-square-foot space and its innovative and activity-based design will fit right in at our new address – 571... Continue reading.

Compliance Bulletin: Draft Forms for 2018 ACA Reporting Released

Overview The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released draft 2018 forms for reporting under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056. 2018 draft Forms 1094-C and 1095-C were released July 11, 2018, and will be used by applicable large employers (ALEs) to report under Section 6056, as well as for combined Section 6055 and 6056... Continue reading.

Managing Risks Across the Supply Chain

While lean manufacturing has become a cornerstone of successful supply chain management and a way for businesses to stay flexible and responsive to changing tastes in their markets, the dependence on and relationship with suppliers resulting from outsourcing and minimizing stock creates a host of exposures. Successfully navigating and managing the risks presented by a... Continue reading.

MJ Insurance Continues to Expand Team in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – (July 5, 2018) – MJ Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-held insurance agencies with more than five decades of success has appointed three new team members, Michael Janicki, Amy Sadler and Brittany Dockemeyer, to its Indianapolis office. Janicki joins MJ Insurance in a newly developed role for the Risk Management department as... Continue reading.

Don’t Overlook the Importance of June—And Workplace Safety

You could argue that some months are more important than others. When it comes to June, did you know it’s National Safety Month? It may not be something we mark with greeting cards and gifts, but the significance of safety is more than noteworthy. In fact, according to the Department of Labor, workplace injuries and... Continue reading.

Compliance Bulletin: DOLs Model FMLA Forms Expire in 2018

OVERVIEW The Department of Labor (DOL) maintains model forms to help employers meet their notification obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Employers are not required to use the DOL’s model forms; they can customize the model forms or create their own FMLA forms. Every three years, the DOL must submit its model... Continue reading.

Would You Like a Job?

There will be nearly 400,000 jobs open in the insurance industry by 2020. One of them could be yours today. If you think insurance isn’t for you, give us the chance to change your mind. We have a great story. There are many available career paths. Insurance isn’t just about sales (although if that’s your... Continue reading.

#OpenLetterToCollegeGraduates

Dear College Graduate: Congratulations on your graduation and welcome to the “real world,” as everyone seems to say.  I was both excited and nervous when those words were articulated to me 25 years ago. Excited because the future always holds possibility. Anxious because there seemed to be some negative connotation attached to the “real world.”... Continue reading.

Compliance Bulletin: Affordability Percentages Will Increase for 2019

OVERVIEW On May 21, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2018-34 to index the contribution percentages in 2019 for purposes of determining affordability of an employer’s plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). For plan years beginning in 2019, employer-sponsored coverage will be considered affordable if the employee’s required contribution for self-only coverage does not exceed: 9.86 percent... Continue reading.