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Personal Protective Equipment Now Considered an Eligible FSA Expense

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that masks, hand sanitizer, and sanitizing wipes used to protect against COVID-19 now are considered eligible expenses under medical flexible spending account (FSA) plans. The addition of these Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) items to the list of FSA-eligible expenses is retroactive and effective for expenses incurred on or after January 1, 2020.