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IRS Releases 2016 HSA Limits

Posted on May 8th, 2015

On May 4, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Revenue Procedure 2015-30 which details the inflation-adjusted amounts that impact qualified high deductible health plans and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for the 2016 calendar year, as outlined below:

These limits are updated annually and reflect cost-of-living adjustments.

HSA contribution limits

  • $3,350 for individual coverage (no change from 2015)
  • $6,750 for family coverage (increased $100 from 2015)

HSA catch-up contributions (age 55 or older)

  • $1,000 (no change from 2015)

Minimum deductible requirements for HSA eligibility:

  • $1,300 for self-only coverage (no change from 2015)
  • $2,600 for family coverage (no change from 2015)

Maximum out-of-pocket limitations for HSA eligibility:

  • $6,550 for individual coverage (increased $100 from 2015)
  • $13,100 for family coverage (increased $200 from 2015)

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The materials contained within this communication are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal or tax advice.


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