Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2008-22 

June 2, 2008 

Rev. Proc. 2008-29


SECTION 1. PURPOSE

This revenue procedure provides the 2009 inflation adjusted amounts determined under § 223(g) of the Internal Revenue Code for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).

SECTION 2. 2009 INFLATION ADJUSTED ITEMS

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.

SECTION 3. EFFECTIVE DATE

This revenue procedure is effective for calendar year 2009.

SECTION 4. DRAFTING INFORMATION

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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