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H.R.1004 - Medical FSA Improvement Act of 2011

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase participation in medical flexible spending arrangements. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase participation in medical flexible spending arrangements. as introduced.
  • Short: Medical FSA Improvement Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Health Flexible Spending Arrangements Improvements Act of 2012 as reported to house.

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03/10/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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B001255

Representative

Charles Boustany

R-LA

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Official Summary

Health Flexible Spending Arrangements Improvements Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a distribution to a participant in a flexible spending arrangement (FSA) of FSA funds not used to reimburse medical expenses by the end of the plan year (currently, unspent funds must

Official Summary

Health Flexible Spending Arrangements Improvements Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a distribution to a participant in a flexible spending arrangement (FSA) of FSA funds not used to reimburse medical expenses by the end of the plan year (currently, unspent funds must be forfeited). Limits the amount of such distribution to the lesser of:
(1) $500; or
(2) the excess of the salary reduction contributions to the FSA, over reimbursements for medical expenses for the plan year. Includes such distributions in the gross income of the FSA participant for income and employment tax purposes.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.1004

  • Save Flexible Spending Plans
  • WageWorks Inc.

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