Employee Benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts, P&A Group

P&A Group’s SmartFlex Program: How to Increase FSA Participation

P&A Group's SmartFlex e-mail program keep your workforce connected during Open Enrollment. Many employers and employees have quickly adapted to working from home during the coronavirus pandemic.  As the country continues to rebuild and operate in a COVID-19 era, many employees are still working remotely. With more employees home, communicating with your workforce is more… Continue reading P&A Group’s SmartFlex Program: How to Increase FSA Participation

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CARES Act: Changes to Retirement Plans

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, contains important changes to retirement plan vehicles, including changes to defined contribution and defined benefit retirement plans. Americans can expect the following changes to retirement plans. Early Withdrawals Waived for Coronavirus-Related Distributions Under Section 2202 of the CARES Act, the 10% early withdrawal penalty is… Continue reading CARES Act: Changes to Retirement Plans

Employee Benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Care Reform, Health Reimbursement Arrangements, P&A Group

2020 CARES Act: Employee Benefits Update

President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act or CARES Act on Friday, March 27. This bill is intended to help Americans by providing some financial relief as we continue to face the coronavirus pandemic. We are especially happy to see these legislative changes provide greater flexibility for account holders.   Employees enrolled… Continue reading 2020 CARES Act: Employee Benefits Update

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5 Things We’re Thankful for this Thanksgiving

November – a time of reflection and gratitude; an appreciation for our blessings and our setbacks (for they sometimes offer the best lessons).  While many people are in the middle of Open Enrollment, or in the home stretch of finishing what is usually a busy time of year, Thanksgiving is, suddenly, here.  Before we’re filled… Continue reading 5 Things We’re Thankful for this Thanksgiving

Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Reimbursement Arrangements, P&A Group

P&A’s Mobile App Adds EZ Scan Eligibility Checker

Use EZ Scan to scan the barcode of any product to see if it's eligible or ineligible under IRS guidelines. Determining product eligibility just got a little easier thanks to the latest enhancement with P&A's mobile app. Using EZ Scan, participants can scan the barcode of any product to see if it's an eligible or… Continue reading P&A’s Mobile App Adds EZ Scan Eligibility Checker

Employee Benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts, P&A Group

Adoption Assistance FSA: Save Money as Your Family Grows

Enrolling in an Adoption FSA can save you significant money on adoption expenses. One of the biggest challenges facing families who are considering adoption is the cost. According to sources, parents can expect to spend at least $40,000 adopting one child. Luckily, resources like an Adoption Assistance FSA can help reduce expenses. If you're not… Continue reading Adoption Assistance FSA: Save Money as Your Family Grows

Employee Benefits, P&A Group

6 Reasons to Partner with P&A Group

Do you find yourself swamped with participant complaints and questions?  Are employees’ accounts not accurate, leaving you with extra work to do? Do your phone calls and e-mails to your vendor go answered?  If the company you’re using isn’t working with you the way it should, then it’s time for a change.  Partnering with the… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Partner with P&A Group