Internal Revenue Bulletin: 2008-22
June 2, 2008
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This revenue procedure provides the 2009 inflation adjusted amounts determined under § 223(g) of the Internal Revenue Code for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).
Annual contribution limitation. For calendar year 2009, the annual limitation on deductions under § 223(b)(2)(A) for an individual with self-only coverage under a high deductible health plan is $3,000. For calendar year 2009, the annual limitation on deductions under § 223(b)(2)(B) for an individual with family coverage under a high deductible health plan is $5,950.
High deductible health plan. For calendar year 2009, a “high deductible health plan” is defined under § 223(c)(2)(A) as a health plan with an annual deductible that is not less than $1,150 for self-only coverage or $2,300 for family coverage, and the annual out-of-pocket expenses (deductibles, co-payments, and other amounts, but not premiums) do not exceed $5,800 for self-only coverage or $11,600 for family coverage.
The principal author of this revenue procedure is Marnette M. Myers of the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Income Tax & Accounting). For further information regarding § 223 and HSAs, contact Elizabeth Purcell at (202) 622-6080 (not a toll-free call). For further information regarding the calculation of the inflation adjustments in this revenue procedure, contact Ms. Myers at (202) 622-4920 (not a toll-free call).
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