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Health and Welfare

New Excepted Benefit HRAs Offer More Than “Excepted Benefits”

The DOL, HHS, and IRS recently announced final regulations expanding the use of HRAs. Learn what changes were made.

Health and Welfare

New Individual Coverage HRA

New HRA expands options and promotes flexibility for employers and employees.

Health and Welfare

Adding an HSA to Your Plan Mid-Year

What to expect when adding a mid-year Health Savings Account.

Health and Welfare

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.