On November 15th, 2018, IR-2018-222 of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the 2019 annual cost-of-living inflation adjustments, which included increased limits for flexible spending accounts (FSAs), transportation fringe benefits, and qualified parking expenses. A summary of the 2019 IRS contribution limits and their impacts on health benefit accounts is provided below and is summarized in the 2019...
2019 IRS Cost-of-Living Adjustments Announced for FSA and Commuter Benefits
Yesterday, the IRS announced an increase in the limit for medical Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) to $2,700 for 2019, up $50 from 2018. This increase will allow those with a FSA plan to put away even more pre-tax dollars toward medical expenses and approved products. For additional information about this announcement, click below, or to learn more about FSAs, please contact your Advantage Administrators representative.