Most of the 401k/403b/457 and IRA contribution limits will stay the same in 2021. Some of the income limits will increase slightly.
You can have HSA and FSA in the same year.
The difference between Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), and Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), and when you should choose which.
[This is a guest post from Bogleheads investment forum participant Bob’s not my name as a follow-up to his previous post How to Save $4,000 in Your Graduation Year — Part 1: Taxes.] In Part 1, we looked at the weird stew of education credits and deductions the government has cooked up. The government’s meddling […]
[This is a guest post from Bogleheads investment forum participant Bob’s not my name as a follow-up to his previous post How Much Will the New Health Care Taxes Affect High Earners?] There hasn’t been much discussion of how screwed middle class families with significant medical expenses are going to be by a couple of […]
[This is a guest post from Bogleheads investment forum participant Bob’s not my name.] There’s a lot of talk these days about the new Medicare taxes in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), so you may be wondering how much they will affect you. The short answer is: If your household income (married filing jointly) is […]
New York Times Your Money columnist Ron Lieber got into some hot waters with readers after he wrote his column A Tax Plan That Might Not Be So Painful. I guess that’s because he used Dodging the Proposed 2013 Tax Increase as the headline for his blog post. I feel really sorry for him. Ron […]
The IRS issued a bulletin last Friday saying effective January 1, 2011, over-the-counter drugs will not be covered under a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA) or Medical Savings Account (MSA) unless you get a prescription. Eye glasses and contact lenses will still be covered. This change is brought by the health reform […]
My company is doing open enrollment again for next year (for more info on what to choose in open enrollment, see previous posts). I’m not going to make any changes except I have to re-enroll for flexible spending account (FSA). If you use flexible spending account, you should be familiar with the use-it-or-lose-it rule. If […]
As if I don’t have enough cards in my wallet, the vendor for my employer’s health care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) sent me a MasterCard debit card. I’m supposed to use it for items eligible for reimbursement from the FSA. The pitch from the FSA vendor is that I won’t have to file reimbursement claims […]
The basics on health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts.