TITLE

A Health Savings Account for every business -- and owner

AUTHOR(S)
Battersby, Mark E.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Proofs;Jan2008, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses health savings accounts (HSAs) for dental equipment and supplies businesses and owners in the U.S. According to the article, HSAs are a relatively new option, available to every business owners seeking health care insurance for themselves and their families or affordable options to offer employees. It states that either individuals or their employers can establish HSAs to reimburse qualified medical expenses paid during the year. It is inferred that deductions are limited to a taxpayer's net earned income from the business.
ACCESSION #
29416229

 

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