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    Topic: Fsas

    What Is an FSA?
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | April 29, 2022

    During open enrollment, employers often offer fringe benefits like FSAs and HSAs, which can help employees save significantly on qualified medical...

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    Can I Contribute to an HSA if My Spouse Has an FSA?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | December 16, 2021

    HSAs and FSAs are similar, yet different types of health plans. They are both intended to offer people a tax-advantaged means of paying for health...

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    FSA-Eligible Products: Everything Employees Need to Know
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | November 11, 2021

    Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), also called flexible savings arrangements, are funds which allow employees to store money tax-free for the...

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    FSA Reminder Email Template: HR Communication
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | November 2, 2021

    Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), are funds which allow employees to store money tax-free for the purposes of medical or healthcare expenses. Unlike

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    Answered: Is it Legal for People to Use FSAs and HSAs Together?
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 11, 2021

    With open enrollment likely around the corner for many countless organizations—and ongoing onboarding operations throughout the year—HR...

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    What Summer Items Can Employees Use their HSA and FSA Funds On?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | June 1, 2021

    While summer inspires thoughts of out-of-the-office messages and PTO, employees should also be thinking about their HSA and FSA funds. There are a...

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    2021 Dependent Care FSA Limit Increase Details
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | April 21, 2021

    The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 introduced multiple provisions to provide assistance to organizations and individuals who have been impacted by...

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    Employee FAQs on HSA and FSA Spending for Eyewear
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | January 27, 2021

    Most employees have a firm understanding of medical expenses they can use their HSA and FSA funds on, from copayments to prescriptions. However,...

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    IRS Issues Guidance for Optional FSA Rollovers, Extended Grace Periods
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | January 5, 2021

    The 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) introduced new optional FSA provisions that grant employees improved account flexibility in the...

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    What to Know About HSA, FSA, Commuter Benefit Limit Changes for 2021
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | October 27, 2020

    Each year, the IRS reviews contribution limits for numerous tax provisions and healthcare savings accounts. In 2021, some contribution limits were...

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