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How to position consumer directed healthcare and HSAs with your employees

HSA, Employers, HSA investing, tax savings, HSA questions

For employers, there has been a monumental shift in the healthcare marketplace from higher cost, traditional plans to high deductible or consumer directed health plans (CDHP). Between 2007 and 2018, CDHP adoption has increased...

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2019 FSA contribution limit increased

HSA, Employers, tax savings, HSA contributions, FSA, FSA contribution limit

It’s official. The IRS has just announced that for 2019, individuals can contribute $2,700 to their FSA. That is an increase from the 2018 limit of $2,650. The FSA increase also applies to limited-purpose FSAs (LPFSA) that is...

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Making HSA-qualified health plans work for low-income employees

HSA policy, HSA, tax savings, HSA questions

For some people, the costs of healthcare are manageable at their present income level.  However, for a growing number of individuals in the U.S., the cost of healthcare has become overwhelming and utterly unaffordable. For...

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The HSA Raven

HSA, Employers, tax savings, HSA contributions, Open Enrollment

Once upon a noon day napping, with my co-workers making a constant yapping,

Over oft-discussed matters of weather and how their team played the night before —

While I drifted, not quite sleeping, suddenly there came a knocking,

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Why employees leave and how to keep them using a health and wealth strategy

HSA, Employers, tax savings, retirement, 401(k), HSA contributions

Since the inception of the employer-employee relationship there has been employee turnover. Every employer knows that turnover is inevitable and have factored in the costs into the price of doing business.

One way to lengthen...

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Often overlooked tax benefits of HSAs for employers

HSA policy, HSA, Employers, tax savings, HSA questions

As an employer, you are likely looking for ways to save healthcare costs without hurting the overall morale of your employees. One option to explore is offering high deductible health plans to reduce your rising premium costs.

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The best-kept HSA secret

HSA policy, HSA, tax savings, HSA questions

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...

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7 tips for a more effective HSA

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

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...

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The 3 tax advantages of HSAs

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

 

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...

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4 ways HSAs are good for your business

HSA, tax savings, HSA questions

 

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...

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