IRS Alert: Beware of Companies Misrepresenting Nutrition, Wellness and General Health Expenses as Medical Care for FSAs, HSAs, HRAs and MSAs

This article was published by the IRS.Amid concerns about people being misled, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers and health spending plan administrators that personal expenses for general health and wellness are not considered medical expenses under the tax law. This means personal expenses are not deductible or reimbursable under health flexible spending arrangements, health [...]

2024 Flexible Spending Arrangement Contribution Limit Rises by $150

This article was published by the IRS. During open enrollment season for Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSAs), the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that they may be eligible to use tax-free dollars to pay medical expenses not covered by other health plans through their FSA. For 2024, there is a $150 increase to the contribution limit for [...]

Looking Ahead: How the American Rescue Plan Affects 2021 Taxes, Part 1

This article was published by the IRS. This is the first of two tax tips providing an overview of how the American Rescue Plan may affect some individual's 2021 taxes. Child and dependent care credit increased for 2021 only The new law increases the amount of the credit and the percentage of employment-related expenses for qualifying [...]

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 [...]

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