IRS Provides More Options for Unused Funds in Health FSAs and DCAPs
On May 12, 2020, the IRS announced more options with respect to unused amounts in health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and dependent care assistance programs (DCAPs). These options allow employers to permit an extended period for incurring health FSA or DCAP expenses and health FSA carryovers of up to $550. This Legal Update summarizes the new options.
New COVID-19 Guidance for Section 125 Mid-year Election Change Rule
On May 12, 2020, the IRS released Notice 2020-29, which provides temporary flexibility for mid-year election changes under a Section 125 cafeteria plan during calendar year 2020. This Legal Update provides a brief summary of this relief.