Overview

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You can save money on healthcare and dependent care expenses with a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) by paying for them with tax-free funds. FSAs allow you to set aside a certain amount from your paycheck before taxes are taken out. Then, you can use money tax-free to pay for eligible out-of-pocket healthcare and dependent care expenses.

Tax-advantaged accounts make a difference!

See how much contributing to an FSA could save you over the course of a year.

Tax savings on $2,000 contribution to FSA
28% in federal income tax$560
5% in state income tax$100
7.65% in Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax$153
Total tax savings for year with an FSA$813

This hypothetical illustration is for educational purposes only. Dollar amounts or savings will vary depending on income, state and city tax rules, and other factors. Please consult a tax, legal or financial advisor about your own personal situation.

For more information about the FSA , visit the VitaFlex portal or call 1-800-424-3052.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Using an FSA is like getting a discount on everyday health and/or dependent care expenses because you’re paying with tax-free money.

There are separate FSAs for health care and dependent care.

Nutanix offers you two types of FSAs:

Tax AdvantageHealthcare FSA

Healthcare FSA

  • Pay for eligible healthcare expenses, such as plan deductibles, copays, coinsurance, vision and dental expenses (including orthodontia).
  • Contribute up to $2,700 in 2019.

Tax AdvantageDependent Care FSA

Works like a bank account.

Pay for eligible dependent care expenses, such as day care for a child, that are necessary for you and/or your spouse to work, look for work, or attend school full time:

  • Contribute up to $5,000 in 2019, or $2,500 if married and filing separately.
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Keep in mind, FSAs are “use it or lose it” accounts — you forfeit any money left at the end of the year.

The FSAs are administered by VitaFlex. Review the VitaFlex: FSA Claims Overview for more information about how to submit claims for reimbursement from your FSA.

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  • Healthcare FSA — plan deductibles, copays, coinsurance and other medical, dental and vision expenses. To learn more, see IRS Publication 502.
  • Dependent care FSA — child day care, babysitters, home care for dependent elders, and related expenses. To learn more, see IRS Publication 503.
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  • Visit the VitaFlex portal.
  • First-time users: Click “Create your new username and password” and follow the on-screen prompts to set up your account.
  • Existing users: Enter your current login credentials to access your account.
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With FSA money, you use it or lose it. If you have a balance left in your FSA as year-end approaches, try to spend as much of it as you can on eligible expenses. Request reimbursement or manage your account on the VitaFlex website.

Review the VitaFlex: FSA Plan Detail Sheet to learn more about this pre-tax benefit.