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IRS Announces Adjustments to 2020 Maximums

IRS Announces Adjustments to 2020 Maximums that Impact FSA, QSEHRA, and Commuter Benefits

November 8, 2019

This week, the IRS released contribution limits for 2020 as part of Revenue Procedure 2019-44. These include QSEHRA limits, Medical FSA contribution limits, and Commuter Benefits contribution limits.

For 2020, the total amount of payments and reimbursements for QSEHRAs is $5,250 for individual and $10,600 for family. The 2020 maximum employee contribution limit for a Medical FSA is $2,750. Additionally, $270 per month is the maximum amount that can be contributed for Commuter Benefits, including mass transit and parking.


• $5,250 for Individual (Self-Only) Coverage – up $100 from 2019
• $10,600 for Family Coverage – up $150 from 2019

Medical FSA
• $2,750 – up $50 from 2019

Commuter Benefits
• $270 per month for mass transit and parking – up $5 from 2019


Health Savings Account (HSA) limits were previously announced by the IRS. The limit is $3,550 for an individual and $7,100 for family. See this post for more information.

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