In 2014, the employer mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will take effect.This will have a significant impact on many franchise businesses. The employer mandate requires businesses with a combination   of 50 or more full-time equivalent employees to provide qualified health care coverage or be subject to a   penalty. This calculator will help you determine if the employer mandate applies to your business, and if the mandate   does apply the calculator will estimate the potential penalties your business could face.

To determine whether the Employer Mandate of the PPACA and the potential resulting penalties apply to your business please enter the following information:

Number of Full-time Employees:
(Under the PPACA a full-time employee is any employee who works 30 or more hours a week)
Average Number of Hours Worked per Week by Part-time Employees:
(This will be used to calculate the number of full-time-equivalent employees your business has)


Note: This Employer Mandate Calculator is provided as an educational resource and for informational purposes only. IFA is not offering tax, legal, or other professional advice. You may not rely on this information for legal or any other purposes. You should seek advice from professionals with regard to the Employer Mandate in determining its applicability to your business and the actual amount of penalties to which you may be subject. In no event will IFA be liable for any damages or consequences arising from use of this Calculator.