Pre-Tax Benefits Often Go Unused


FINANCIAL PLANNING
Another year, another opportunity for tax savings—but only if you opt in.

According to the American Payroll Association’s 2007 Getting Paid in America survey, 80% of employers offer tax-advantaged payroll deduction programs, including cafeteria plans, dependent care flexible spending accounts, travel reimbursement incentive programs and health savings accounts, but only 59% of employees are enrolled.

Source: Getting Paid in America, www.nationalpayrollweek.com/documents/2007NPWSurveyResults_updated.doc .

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