The ATC Blog

The Pitfalls of COBRA and State Continuation

If you are a small employer with 19 or less employees, your group qualifies for “State Continuation” when an employee leaves the organization. Under State…

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4 Ways Your Employees Aren’t Making the Most Out of Their 401(k) Investments

Using a 401(k) plan is a great way for your employees (or plan members) to invest in their retirement. But did you know that many…

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Streamline your Payroll with ATC Partner, Heartland Payroll

Did you know that 1 out of 3 businesses in the United States receive a penalty from the IRS or Oregon for not making payroll…

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No Insurance Card, No Benefits?

How many times have you made a doctor’s appointment only to show up without your health/dental/vision I.D. card? Or worse, felt like you could not…

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How Small Businesses Can Attract Ideal Employees with Group Benefits

A note from our benefits partner, get-benefits The ATC works in partnership with get-benefits to provide access to affordable healthcare solutions for growing organizations across…

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The BendTECH unConference Pitchfest Returns Oct. 17

We’re excited to be a part of the unConference, Bend’s casual startup pitchfest. It’s back and better than ever this year, featuring first-ever cash prizes,…

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Why You Want a Business Needs Analysis

Just as your business is unique, so are the needs of your business. Your company’s needs change as your business grows, your needs change, your…

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Navigating Probationary Periods, Enrollment Adds, and Qualifying Events

When you get a new job, there’s an innate excitement that may make you look over or forget to ask about certain aspects of the…

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Why You Need to be Looking Out for Your Company by Protecting Your Key Employees

Finding and hiring key employees helps your business grow and succeed. Conversely, key employees want to work for companies that value their work and offer…

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Everything you need to know about Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs)

What if we told you that you could save an average of $5,100 on your taxes every year by using a simple and straightforward health…

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