Flexible Spending Accounts

California FSA Notice Requirement

Are you familiar with the new California FSA notice requirement for employers? If not, keeping reading.  Here’s everything you need to know about the new rule that went into effect on January 1, 2020. What is the California FSA Notice Requirement? Under Assembly Bill 1554, California employers must notify all FSA participants of their plan’s… Continue reading California FSA Notice Requirement

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

Flexible Spending Accounts

FSA Savings 101: 5 Ways to Save

For many parents, back-to-school means juggling a new routine, extracurricular activities, and new school expenses: supplies, field trips, lunch money.  The costs add up quickly, but luckily there’s savings available –in unexpected places – if you look hard enough.  Take, for instance, your Flexible Spending Account or FSA.  Here are five ways to experience FSA… Continue reading FSA Savings 101: 5 Ways to Save

Employee Benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts

Open Enrollment is Here: 3 Ways to Reduce Anxiety

Open Enrollment only comes once year, and making decisions that will impact your bottom line for the next 12 months can be overwhelming and daunting.  Where to start?  What to do?  According to a research survey conducted by Unum, nearly half of all U.S. workers spend only 30 minutes or less reviewing their benefits prior… Continue reading Open Enrollment is Here: 3 Ways to Reduce Anxiety

Flexible Spending Accounts, P&A Group

Getting Married? How to Change Your FSA Post-Nuptials

Love is in the air and wedding season is in full swing.  It’s a time of celebration and happiness for many people – let the good times roll!  But wait – don’t forget the necessary practical changes that need to be made during these happy life events.  Getting married should prompt you to review your… Continue reading Getting Married? How to Change Your FSA Post-Nuptials

Flexible Spending Accounts, P&A Group

How to Use Your FSA Before the 3/15 Grace Period

The 3/15 grace period deadline is approaching but don't panic - whether you have a significant balance remaining or just a few dollars left, here are some ways to exhaust your Flexible Spending Account (FSA)! 3/15 Grace Period Review First, let's review what a grace period is. An optional provision, a grace period allows you additional… Continue reading How to Use Your FSA Before the 3/15 Grace Period

Flexible Spending Accounts, P&A Group

Surprisingly FSA eligible products to meet your goals

With the first month of the new year almost over, how are you doing?  Whether you’re on the “new year, new you” bandwagon or you fell off, did you know your Flexible Spending Account can help you save money and meet your goals? That's right - use your pre-tax account on FSA eligible products -… Continue reading Surprisingly FSA eligible products to meet your goals