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Help your employees build health savings – here’s how

HSA, Benefit planning, health savings

Robust health savings are more important than ever, but most employees aren’t meeting basic benchmarks. Employers can – and should consider – playing a role in correcting this.

In this post:

  • Americans have less than $3,000...
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5 COBRA questions to consider amid COVID-19 layoffs

HSA, FSA, cobra

The following is general information provided to assist employers and plan sponsors with their potential COBRA obligations.  This is not legal, tax or financial advice. As always, we strongly encourage employers and plan...

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IRS issues relief for FSAs and other cafeteria plans

HSA, FSA, qualified medical expenses, hra

Employers offering section 125 cafeteria plans have the option of extending new relief to plan participants following recent guidance from the IRS and the Department of the Treasury.

The guidance, released May 12, 2020, was...

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National Sunscreen Day 2020: Celebrate with your HSA

HSA, FSA, qualified medical expenses, hra

Memorial Day weekend just kicked off the unofficial start of summer, and we’re thrilled to start spending more time outside.

More sun exposure means a greater health risk for the skin, however. For this year’s National...

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2021 HSA contribution limits

HSA, tax savings, HSA contributions, HSA benefits

Your health savings account (HSA) packs more punch than ever.

The IRS announced higher HSA limits for the 2021 tax year, which means opportunity to save even more. 

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CARES Act - A big win for women's health and menstrual care

HSA, HSA spending

Hidden inside the 800+ pages of the recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) is language that can help millions of individuals experiencing menstruation across the U.S.

Menstrual products —...

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CARES Act - Buying over-the-counter medicine with an HSA just got easier

HSA, tax savings, HSA questions, HSA spending

 

The recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) signed into law includes a key provision that can benefit everyone with a health savings account (HSA) or other health accounts.*

Those with an...

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CARES Act - Seeing the doctor without going to the doctor

HSA, HSA questions, HSA spending

Congress recently passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), a $2 trillion stimulus bill to aid the recovery from COVID-19. Included in the bill is language that created a temporary...

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The CARES Act just made your HSA more powerful

HSA, tax savings, HSA benefits, CARES Act, Coronavirus

The $2 trillion Coronavirus stimulus bill, called the CARES Act, is making headlines as the largest rescue package in American history. It also includes several provisions that will make a major impact on those with health...

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HSAs and last-minute 2019 tax deductions

HSA, tax savings, HSA questions, HSA spending

Note: When this blog article was originally posted, April 15, 2020 was the tax filing deadline for 2019 tax year. With the impacts being felt by COVID-19, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended the tax filing deadline...

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