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:
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Employees are realizing just how much money they have left in their flexible spending account (FSA) for this year.
No surprise here: Health-care costs are expected to rise again in ’09. Fortunately there are some proven ways to keep costs from rising too high.
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) have emerged as one of the top tools to help employees manage their healthcare costs. So how does your plan stack up?
Although Republicans couldn’t agree on a wholesale Obamacare repeal bill, they did have consensus on one very important healthcare issue: HSAs and the changes that need to be made to these insurance vehicles.
We’re in the thick of it now! The major push toward year-end is upon us, which means that Finance is likely busier than it is at any other time of the year.
Have questions about health savings accounts? IRS just gave answers to 42 of them. Is yours on the list?
For the third time this year, the IRS is changing a key HSA contribution limit.
If this bill passes, employees will once again be able to use their health savings and flex spending accounts to purchase over-the-counter meds.
Almost all businesses plan to shift more of their health costs to employees in the near future. But there are certain things employers need to consider before they spring a price hike on its workforce.
Reimbursing employees via debit cards can streamline your processes and boost participation in these healthcare cost cutters. Just make sure you pick the right vendor for the job.
Finance staffers have been urging employees to ask questions and shop around for less-costly, high quality health care for years now — and it looks like many employees are finally heeding the call.
There are a number of reasons for employees to be optimistic that they’ll longer have to forfeit leftover FSA funds at the end of the plan year or grace period.
Good news: The IRS just took a drastic step regarding flexible spending accounts many had been predicting for years.
And you thought an end to reimbursements for over-the-counter medications through flex spending was big news. Wait ‘til you see what happens if this recently-introduced bill gets passed!
There’s plenty of hoopla about what your company is in for in 2014, following the passage of healthcare reform. But there’s a lot that will change even sooner.
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