HSA amounts for 2016

The IRS issued the inflation-adjusted figures for calendar year 2016 for the annual contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and the minimum deductible amounts and maximum out-of-pocket expense amounts for high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) (Rev. Proc. 2015-30). The annual limit on deductible contributions for individuals with self-only coverage will be unchanged from 2015, and the limit for family coverage will be $100 higher than for 2015. The lower limits on the annual deductible under an HDHP will be the same as for 2015, and the upper limit for out-of-pocket expenses will be slightly higher than for 2015.

HSA amounts for 2016
HSA amounts for 2016


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.