Legal Alerts

18 Dec 2013

IRS Releases Guidance Impacting Cafeteria Plan and Health Savings Account Treatment of Same-Sex Spouses

Attention Employers: If you sponsor a cafeteria plan or health savings accounts, IRS Releases Guidance Impacting on the application of the rules for these arrangements to same-sex spouse participation. Compliance with the guidance is required in some instances within a reasonable period following December 16, 2013. Calendar year plans should consider operational compliance immediately so that compliance can be ensured by January 1, 2014 for the new plan year. Click here to read a more detailed explanation of the IRS guidance released Monday.

For more information on same-sex spouse benefits compliance issues, please contact Dannae Delano at or (314) 746-4875.

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