When do I need to update my settlement fund in Canada?
We’ve updated the table that shows how much money you need to settle in Canada. To stay eligible, you may need to update your settlement fund numbers in your Express Entry profile. The update must be done no later than February 25, 2020.
Who is eligible for the Blue Cross settlement?
You may be eligible to receive payment if you are an Individual, Insured Group 1 (and their employees) or Self-Funded Account 2 (and their employees) that purchased or were enrolled in a Blue Cross or Blue Shield health insurance or administrative services plan during one of the two Settlement Class Periods.
Do you have to be part of a class action settlement?
Individual class members do not have to file a lawsuit to participate in the class action settlement or be bound by the judgment in the class action. One court resolves the issues for everyone in the class, except for those who exclude themselves from the class. 4. Why is there a Settlement?
What do you need to know about the Canada settlement program?
Eligible services include needs assessments and reassessments, the development of personalized settlement plans, and referrals to CIC-funded and other settlement services. Services that provide clients with information about Canada and the community in which they intend to settle.
Do you have to include settlement proceeds in your income?
Whether you must include the settlement proceeds in your income depends on all the facts and circumstances in your case. A settlement payment may consist of multiple elements that have been allocated by the parties. For example, an agreement may include allocations to back pay, emotional distress, and attorneys’ fees.
How much is the Blue Cross Blue Shield settlement?
Class Members who submit valid claims may receive a cash payment from the Net Settlement Fund. The Net Settlement Fund is estimated to be approximately $1.9 billion. This is after deducting attorneys’ fees, administration expenses and other costs from the $2.67 billion Settlement Fund.
What are the tax implications of a settlement?
The general rule of taxability for amounts received from settlement of lawsuits and other legal remedies is Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 61 that states all income is taxable from whatever source derived, unless exempted by another section of the code.
When do class action settlements not get sent out?
In some cases, notices won’t be sent out. This typically happens when the e-mail or physical addresses of class members can’t be found. In these cases, settlement notices will be placed, for instance, in magazines where class members are likely to see it.