HealthEquity blog

The best-kept HSA secret

Posted by HealthEquity on Sep 14, 2018 11:14:21 AM


One of the greatest advantages of a health savings account (HSA) may also be one of the least well-known. The triple-tax advantages of HSAs, as well as the fact that HSA balances roll over each year are great, but did you know that there is no expiration date to reimburse yourself for qualified medical expenses? This means you can “save now, and cash in later.”

 

Read More

Topics: HSA policy, HSA, tax savings, HSA questions

7 tips for a more effective HSA

Posted by HealthEquity on Sep 4, 2018 11:55:00 PM

Health savings accounts (HSAs) are one of the most effective options to save money for healthcare expenses and retirement, but many accountholders don’t take advantage of all the benefits. Some of your employees may already have good HSA habits, but understanding more about how to use them can help make a good HSA program a great one. Here are 7 tips to help employees win with their HSA:

Read More

Topics: HSA, HSA contribution limit, tax savings, HSA questions, HSA contributions

The 3 tax advantages of HSAs

Posted by HealthEquity on Aug 28, 2018 10:34:00 AM

 

Health savings accounts (HSAs) are one of the most tax-advantaged1 accounts that the IRS recognizes. Other retirement accounts are taxed at some point — whether that’s when the funds go into the account or when the funds are taken out — but HSAs have triple-tax advantages (as long as the accountholder follows the rules set up by the IRS) that other programs just don’t have.

Read More

Topics: HSA, HSA contribution limit, tax savings, HSA questions, HSA contributions

4 ways HSAs are good for your business

Posted by HealthEquity on Apr 26, 2018 12:15:03 PM

 

Many articles and news reports discuss how health savings accounts (HSAs) can benefit the average worker. In fact, there are many reasons why HSAs are one of the best options for your employees to save money on healthcare costs and to plan for retirement. But, HSAs can also provide significant benefits for your business, including helping you save money on taxes and health insurance for your employees.

Here are just a few of the benefits that HSAs and HSA-qualified plans can offer employers:

Read More

Topics: HSA, tax savings, HSA questions

4 ways to 'work the system' with an HSA

Posted by HealthEquity on Feb 12, 2018 5:42:15 PM

An HSA is a great complement to a high-deductible health plan, especially when factoring in tax savings and other advantages. In addition, savvy users can take advantage of some creative ways to maximize HSA benefits even more through these easy-to-follow tips:

Read More

Topics: HSA, tax savings, HSA questions

Top 5 white paper.png

Free guide

Know what questions to ask when looking for an HSA provider.
Download now