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Health Care Flexible Spending Account

Flexible spending accounts, or FSAs, save you money because you can pay for eligible expenses with tax-free dollars.

Use it or lose it: FY24 flexible spending accounts (FSAs) deadline is Oct 31

You have until Oct 31, 2024 to submit claims for reimbursement from your Health Care FSA or Dependent Care FSA for expenses incurred between Aug 1, 2023 and Jul 31, 2024. Per IRS guidelines, any funds left in your account after this time will be forfeited.

How it works

  • You must re-enroll every year. See how to enroll in the health care FSA.
  • You decide how much to contribute to your health care FSA—between $26 and $3,050 per fiscal year (Aug 1–Jul 31). Please note: Your election will be spread over the remaining pay periods through Jul 31. You can view the payroll calendar on Insight.
  • Your full fiscal year contribution is available beginning Aug 1.
  • Your plan-year contribution will be deducted from your paycheck before federal, state, local and Social Security taxes are withheld. Your Form W-2 will include your calendar-year (not plan-year) contribution.
  • If you contribute $150 or more, you’ll get a Via Benefits debit card. Just swipe your card when paying for eligible expenses, and the amount will automatically be deducted from your account.
  • You have until Oct 31—three months following the end of the plan year—to submit claims for reimbursement.
  • You can change your contribution under certain circumstances.
  • You do not need to enroll in an Intuit medical plan to participate in the health care FSA.

Eligible health care expenses

You can use the Health Care FSA to pay for eligible out-of-pocket medical expenses (such as deductibles, copays and coinsurance) for:

  • Yourself
  • Adult children through the end of the month in which they turn age 26
  • Anyone you claim on your tax return as a dependent—even if they’re not enrolled in an Intuit medical plan

Eligible expenses must be:

Good to know

  • Save your receipts! Whether you have a Via Benefits debit card or not, you may need to submit receipts to substantiate your claim.
  • Remember the use-it-or-lose-it rule. The money you contribute does not roll over from year to year. Carefully consider your needs when deciding how much to contribute.
  • Plan year versus calendar year. Your contributions are made on a plan-year basis (Aug 1–Jul 31), but IRS limits and the FSA contribution amount that’s shown on your Form W-2 are calendar-year amounts.