flexible spending account


A benefit offered to an employee by an employer which allows a fixed amount of pre-tax wages to be set aside for qualified expenses. Qualified expenses may include child care or uncovered medical expenses. The amount set aside must be determined in advance and employees lose any unused dollars in the account at year-end.

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You should have a separate flexible spending account in place so that you can always access some cash to spend,

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When my wife was diagnosed with cancer I was really thankful I had chosen to participate generously in my companies Flexible Spending Account.

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The flexible spending account was especially useful to one employee who did not forsee spending from that account, but when he did, he was happy.

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