•  Health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) – tax-advantaged account that allows plan members to set aside pre-tax dollars for eligible health care expenses. Money not used by the end of the year (or any grace period) is forfeited.
  •  Health Spending Account (HSA) – allows both plan members and employers to make pre-tax contributions that can be used for the plan member’s current and future health care expenses.
  • Dependent (day) Care FSA – tax-advantaged account allows sponsored plan member to set aside pre-tax dollars for eligible dependent care (such as day care) expenses that enable the member and spouse to work or seek work. Money not used by the end of the year is forfeited.

If your church or business is interested in adopting an FSA plan, Clergy Financial Resources offers customizable benefit plan documents:


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This article is intended to provide readers with guidance in tax matters. The article does not constitute, and should not be treated as professional advice regarding the use of any particular tax technique. Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the information. Clergy Financial Resources and the author do not assume responsibility for any individual’s reliance upon the information provided in the article. Readers should independently verify all information before applying it to a particular fact situation, and should independently determine the impact of any particular tax planning technique. If you are seeking legal advice, you are encouraged to consult an attorney.

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