You have some new steps to take should employees’ health info be seen by prying eyes.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Are employees who are eligible for dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs) getting all they can from the benefit?
Roughly one-third of U.S. employers offer currently domestic partner benefits, whether for opposite-sex partners, same-sex partners or both.
Nursing mothers have another reason to smile: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) just announced that breast pumps and other lactation supplies are now tax-deductible medical expenses.
Thanks to the pandemic, people are hyper-focused on their physical and mental well-being. However, they’re also laser-focused on their financial well-being. Why? Because it’s stressing them out. And with people jumping ship left and right for higher paying and better jobs, what can you do? Well, like most companies surviving a pandemic, you probably don’t […]
There are a lot of advantages to flexible spending accounts, but many employees still aren’t convinced FSAs are right for them. Here’s some need-to-know info to pass along to clear up the confusion:
To maximize the success of flexible spending accounts, benefits managers need to clear up employees’ confusion and pass vital info along in the most efficient manner possible.
With the rise in health savings account (HSA) enrollment among younger employees and the decline in company matching rates of 401(k)s, HSAs have emerged as a retirement account option for new employees. In this guest post, Sean Hanft, a flexible compensation specialist with FSAstore.com/HSAstore.com, explains the many benefits of these savings vehicles and compares them […]
Here’s something you probably haven’t heard about healthcare reform: It’ll significantly affect your company’s payroll operations.
The House Ways and Means Committee just passed two bills that would eliminate two controversial restrictions on flexible spending accounts.
The latest round of IRS guidance helps answer questions employers have raised about the requirement to report the cost of workers’ health insurance on W-2s.
Every year, rumors swirl about how the feds are finally going to do away with the rule requiring workers with flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to use or forfeit leftover FSA funds before the end of the year. And every year, the use-it-or-lose rule remains … until now.
The IRS just released the 2018 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs) for a variety of tax-related limits, like the popular flexible spending accounts (FSAs). Here’s what employers need to know about the new COLA limits:
The IRS just released the 2017 Cost-Of-Living Adjustments (COLAs) for a slew tax-related employee benefits. Here’s what employers need to know about the new COLA limits:
The Internal Revenue Service just issued guidance for employers and administrators of flexible spending accounts (FSAs) as they plan for the new rules that take effect in January 2013.
As open enrollment comes to a close, it’s become clear that flexible spending accounts (FSAs) have lost their luster thanks to the healthcare reform law. But hope is here for those longing for the good old days of the FSA.
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