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IRS Announces 2019 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Welfare Benefit Plans

IRS raises welfare benefit limits in the Revenue Procedure 2018-57. See how much employees can elect for 2019 plan years.

Health and Welfare

“What is the Difference between an FSA and HSA?”

"As the industry shifts towards consumer-driven health care, great misunderstandings are revealed about the difference between an FSA and HSA.”

Health and Welfare

$6,900 HSA Contribution Limit Remains in Effect for 2018

Due to “unanticipated administrative and financial burdens,” the IRS has restored the HSA Family Contribution Limit to $6,900.

Health and Welfare

Utilizing the Gains from Our FSA Plan

Gains have IRS implications. Learn the ins and outs of how to get the most from the gains of your FSA Plan.

Health and Welfare

Newly Passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Eliminates Employers’ Commuter Benefits Deductions

The revision eliminates a major incentive for employers to offer transportation fringe benefits to their employees.

Health and Welfare

QSEHRA Update – New guidance on required written notices

On October 31, 2017, the IRS issued Notice 2017-67 which announced the new deadline and provided additional guidance on QSEHRA requirements.

Health and Welfare

IRS Announces 2018 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Welfare Benefit Plans

The most applicable adjustments announced in Revenue Procedure 2017-58 are listed.

Health and Welfare

Malware – A Vulnerable Computer means a Vulnerable Identity

Hackers are attempting to hack personal computers every 39 seconds. Do you know what Malware is and how to protect yourself?

Health and Welfare

Should I contribute to a health savings account through my employer or on my own?

Knowing the pros and cons of making contributions through payroll and contributions through your employer can set you up to save hundreds in taxes each year.

Health and Welfare

How Announced IRS Tax Relief for Hurricane Victims Affects Welfare Benefit Plans

Victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma may qualify for certain tax relief concerning their employee welfare benefits.