26 U.S. Code § 4980E - Failure of employer to make comparable Archer MSA contributions
In the case of an employer who makes a contribution to the Archer MSA of any employee with respect to coverage under a high deductible health plan of the employer during a calendar year, there is hereby imposed a tax on the failure of such employer to meet the requirements of subsection (d) for such calendar year.
In the case of a failure which is due to reasonable cause and not to willful neglect, the Secretary may waive part or all of the tax imposed by subsection (a) to the extent that the payment of such tax would be excessive relative to the failure involved.
In the case of an employee who is employed by the employer for only a portion of the calendar year, a contribution to the Archer MSA of such employee shall be treated as comparable if it is an amount which bears the same ratio to the comparable amount (determined without regard to this subparagraph) as such portion bears to the entire calendar year.
For purposes of subparagraph (A), the term “part-time employee” means any employee who is customarily employed for fewer than 30 hours per week.
For purposes of this section, all persons treated as a single employer under subsection (b), (c), (m), or (o) of section 414 shall be treated as 1 employer.
Terms used in this section which are also used in section 220 have the respective meanings given such terms in section 220.
2002—Pub. L. 107–147 substituted “Archer MSA contributions” for “medical savings account contributions” in section catchline.
2000—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(7) [title II, § 202(a)(8)], substituted “Archer MSA” for “medical savings account”.
Subsecs. (b), (d)(1). Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(7) [title II, § 202(b)(2)(D)], substituted “Archer MSAs” for “medical savings accounts”.
Subsec. (d)(2)(B). Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(7) [title II, § 202(a)(8)], substituted “Archer MSA” for “medical savings account”.
LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.