With the tax-filing deadline just around the corner and the ripples of changes from last year’s health care reform law still being felt, this is a busy season for employers and employees alike.

Brokers and advisors can help ease the stress by explaining to their clients how to navigate the rules so that employees can get the most value from their health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts.

Tax Tips

Brokers should remind employers that April 18 – the 2010 tax-filing deadline – is a key date. That is the last day that eligible employees can open and make tax-deductible contributions to their health savings accounts (up to the limits set by the IRS) for 2010. These contributions can be used to pay for qualified medical, dental and vision expenses, such as doctor visits, prescriptions and hospital visits, to name only a few.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.