New Law Provides Additional Flexibility for Health FSAs and Dependent Care Assistance Programs

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service is providing greater flexibility, due to the pandemic, to employee benefit plans offering health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs) or dependent care assistance programs. Under the COVID-related Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, these plans now have additional discretion in 2021 and 2022 [...]

Changes to Health Care Spending Available Under CARES Act

This article was published by the IRS.  New rules under the CARES Act provide flexibility for health care spending that may be helpful in the current environment where more people may need at-home services due to measures to fight the coronavirus. Telehealth and High Deductible Health Plans Under the CARES Act, a high deductible health plan [...]

Ways to reduce your tax burden before year-end

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nf0elKq7sjA]The new tax law has added some wrinkles to how many Americans deal with their tax returns. In the past, it was common to try to maximize deductions during the year and then itemize on your return. However, with the increase in the standard deduction for individuals and families this year, reducing taxable income is [...]

Plan Now to Use Health Flexible Spending Arrangements in 2019

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service is reminding eligible employees that now is the time to begin planning to take full advantage of their employer’s health flexible spending arrangement (FSA) during 2019. FSAs provide employees a way to use tax-free dollars to pay medical expenses not covered by other health [...]

Plan now to Use Health Flexible Spending Arrangements in 2018; Contribute up to $2,650; $500 Carryover Option Available to Many

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service today reminded eligible employees that now is the time to begin planning to take full advantage of their employer’s health flexible spending arrangement (FSA) during 2018. FSAs provide employees a way to use tax-free dollars to pay medical expenses not covered by other health [...]

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