Changes to Over-the-Counter Purchases Coming January 2011
2011 IRS Over-the-Counter Reimbursement FAQs
How frequently are reimbursement checks issued?
Whose expenses can I claim under my reimbursement account?
What is a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)?
Where can I use my benefits debit card?
How can I be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses?
What are eligible Dependent Care Account (DCA) expenses?
What is automatic dependent care reimbursement?
What is the difference between the Dependent Care Account (DCA) and the Dependent Care Tax Credit? Is one better than the other?
What are eligible Medical FSA (MSA) expenses?
Where do I send my documentation?
Why do I need to provide documentation for debit card purchases?
What type of documentation is acceptable for reimbursement or substantiation?
How do I claim travel expenses for medical visits (mileage, parking, toll fees, etc)?
How do I access account information?
How do I authorize my spouse and/or another individual to obtain information about my account?
Can I change my Flexible Spending Account (FSA) election mid-year?
What happens if I don't cash my reimbursement check within 90 days?
What fees may be charged to my account?
Is my health information protected by federal law?
What if my direct deposit is rejected by my bank?