2012 HSA Limits Adjusted for Inflation

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Administrative, Procedural, and Miscellaneous
26 CFR 601.602: Tax forms and instructions.
(Also: Part 1, §§ 1, 223.)
Rev. Proc. 2011-32

SECTION 1. PURPOSE
This revenue procedure provides the 2012 inflation adjusted amounts for Health
Savings Accounts (HSAs) as determined under § 223 of the Internal Revenue Code.

SECTION 2. 2012 INFLATION ADJUSTED ITEMS
Annual contribution limitation. For calendar year 2012, the annual limitation on
deductions under § 223(b)(2)(A) for an individual with self-only coverage under a high
deductible health plan is $3,100. For calendar year 2012, the annual limitation on
deductions under § 223(b)(2)(B) for an individual with family coverage under a high
deductible health plan is $6,250.
High deductible health plan. For calendar year 2012, a “high deductible health
plan” is defined under § 223(c)(2)(A) as a health plan with an annual deductible that is
not less than $1,200 (no change from calendar year 2011) for self-only coverage or
$2,400 (no change from calendar year 2011) for family coverage, and the annual out-ofpocket
expenses (deductibles, co-payments, and other amounts, but not premiums) do
not exceed $6,050 for self-only coverage or $12,100 for family coverage.

SECTION 3. EFFECTIVE DATE
This revenue procedure is effective for calendar year 2012.

SECTION 4. DRAFTING INFORMATION
The principal author of this revenue procedure is Bill Ruane of the Office of
Associate Chief Counsel (Income Tax & Accounting). For further information regarding
§ 223 and HSAs, contact Leslie Paul at (202) 622-6080 (not a toll free call). For further
information regarding the calculation of the inflation adjustments in this revenue
procedure, contact Mr. Ruane at (202) 622-4920 (not a toll free call).

Source irs.gov: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/rp-11-32.pdf

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