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Frequently Asked Questions Insurance

Are expenses paid by my health care flexible spending account tax deductible?

No.  If you use your health care flexible spending account to pay for eligible expenses, you cannot deduct those same expenses from your federal income tax return.  Keep in mind that by IRS law, you are only allowed to deduct medical expenses that exceed 10% of your gross income.  The advantage of the health care flexible spending account is that you can get a tax benefit on health expenses below that threshold. 

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