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IRS Announces 2021 Contribution Limits
November 02, 2020

The IRS has announced the 2021 contribution limits for flexible spending accounts (FSA), parking and mass transit benefits, and more.

FSA Contribution Limit

  • $2,750 (unchanged from 2020)

FSA Carryover

  • $550

Parking & Transit Monthly Limit

  • $270 (unchanged...
The Benefits of Stacking an HSA and HRA
October 02, 2020

With healthcare costs going up, your company may be struggling to offer high quality benefits while minimizing the financial impact for you and your employees. Thankfully, there’s a solution that can help lower your costs without increasing...

Ameriflex at the 2020 BenefitsPRO Expo
August 31, 2020

We had a blast at the 2020 BenefitsPRO Expo. Many of you may have stopped by our booth to chat with our team. We really enjoyed sharing our knowledge of consumer-driven health benefits and our promise of keeping your world quiet with everyone who...

Coffee and Capitol Hill
August 25, 2020

It's been a busy week for Ameriflex at the 2020 BenefitsPro Expo. Ameriflex Senior Counsel, Donna Wilkinson, talked about the latest healthcare legislation working its way through Washington D.C. Grab a cup of coffee and watch the recording above.

COBRA Time Frames
May 08, 2020

The COBRA rules prescribe specific timeframes for plan sponsors to provide a COBRA election notice to a qualified beneficiary (QB). When an employer is not also the plan administrator (or, in this case, when the employer works with an outside COBRA...

Coronavirus Q-and-A With Ameriflex Senior Counsel Donna...
May 04, 2020

COVID-19 may have impacted your Dependent Care Account (DCA), Commuter Reimbursement Account (CRA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), or Health Reimbursement Account (HRA). In this video, Ameriflex Senior Counsel, Donna Wilkinson, answers the...

CARES Act Includes Loans for Small Businesses
April 07, 2020

The CARES Act includes more than $2 Trillion in aid to small businesses. The law includes:

  • Employee Retention Credit: Offers a payroll tax credit of up to $10,000 per available employee for businesses who have been affected by COVID-19 due to...
Extending FSA or HRA "Run-Out" Period Could Provide...
April 02, 2020

With more businesses restricting or limiting hours due to COVID-19, we've heard many participants are struggling to get receipts for submitting claims for reimbursement.

To assist with this need, we are suggesting extending your 2019 flexible...