Pre-Tax Spending Account
Pre-tax spending accounts help you save taxes while paying for certain healthcare and dependent day care expenses.
Highlights
Options
  • Pre-Tax Healthcare Account
  • Pre-Tax Dependent Care Account
  • No participation
Cost Per Pay
You can elect to make deposits to one or both accounts on a pre-tax basis through automatic payroll deductions
Who Can Participate
Regular associates working at least 16 hours per week
Participation Begins
January 1 or first of the month following an eligible associate's date of hire
About the Healthcare Account
  • Contribute from $100 up to $2,500 per year on a pre-tax basis
  • Reimburses you for eligible out-of-pocket healthcare expenses for you and eligible family members
About the Dependent Care Account
  • Contribute from $100 up to $5,000 ($2,500 if married filing separately) on a pre-tax basis
  • Reimburses you for eligible dependent day care expenses that enable you and your spouse to work (or attend school full-time)
Special Features
You make pre-tax deposits, which save you taxes. You also are automatically enrolled in streamlined automatic claims submission for the Pre-Tax Healthcare Account
The IRS requires you to forfeit any unused balances at year end
Participation Ends
Each December 31 or when your employment ends, if sooner
Administered by
Aetna, Inc.