Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2012-20 

May 14, 2012 

Rev. Proc. 2012-26


SECTION 1. PURPOSE

This revenue procedure provides the 2013 inflation adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) as determined under § 223 of the Internal Revenue Code.

SECTION 2. 2013 INFLATION ADJUSTED ITEMS

Annual contribution limitation. For calendar year 2013, the annual limitation on deductions under § 223(b)(2)(A) for an individual with self-only coverage under a high deductible health plan is $3,250. For calendar year 2013, the annual limitation on deductions under § 223(b)(2)(B) for an individual with family coverage under a high deductible health plan is $6,450.

High deductible health plan. For calendar year 2013, 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 $1,250 for self-only coverage or $2,500 for family coverage, and the annual out-of-pocket expenses (deductibles, co-payments, and other amounts, but not premiums) do not exceed $6,250 for self-only coverage or $12,500 for family coverage.

SECTION 3. EFFECTIVE DATE

This revenue procedure is effective for calendar year 2013.

SECTION 4. DRAFTING INFORMATION

The principal author of this revenue procedure is Bill Ruane of Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Income Tax & Accounting). For further information regarding § 223 and HSAs, contact Leslie Paul at (202) 622-6080 (not a toll-free call). For further information regarding the calculation of the inflation adjustments in this revenue procedure, contact Mr. Ruane at (202) 622-4920 (not a toll-free call).


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