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Flexible Spending Account Gives Employees More Take-Home Pay

United Road is excited to present its new flexible spending account program.How many times have we heard that it’s good to be flexible? The benefits experts at United Road believe this is a good idea not only in one’s personal life but also at work. "In a nutshell, the Flexible Spending Account program allows employees to take part of their pre-tax payroll and apply it toward a debit card that can be used for medical expenses, doctor visits, over-the-counter medications, daycare tuition, vaccinations, eye exams and more,” explains Eric Madison, United Road’s director of Human Resources. “It’s a tax-relief program that allows employees to use tax-free dollars on various expenses,” he adds. “In the long-run, the program increases your take-home pay by reducing your taxable income.” Sandra Klinkman, United Road’s Human Resources manager, explains that there are two parts to the flexible spending program. The Health Care Account (HCA) allows participants to el