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Jan 16, 2020

In episode 220 of Financially Simple, Justin answers a question about having a Health Reimbursement Arrangement.

A listener of the podcast asks, "I am a CPA about to get clients involved in a Spouse-Only HRA - What did you mean in your article 'You must have a health plan to participate,'?" Justin responds, explaining what HRAs are, how they work, and the rules that apply.

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TIME INDEX:

01:08 - Ask Justin: The HRA

01:55 - The Question

02:25 - Hiring a Spouse as an Employee

03:58 - What is an HRA?

05:18 - 1: The Business Sets a Monthly Allowance Amount

10:33 - 2: Employees Buy What Fits Their Personal Needs

11:15 - 3: Employees Submit Proof of Purchase

12:26 - 4: The Business Reimburses Employees

12:50 - Answering The Question

17:09 - Special Rules

19:19 - Summary

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RESOURCES:

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Financially Simple Educational Website

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NEW Book: The Ultimate Sale - A Financially Simple Guide to Selling Your Business for Maximum Profit

Article: Hiring a Spouse as an Employee… A Smart Option with Many Benefits

Article: Group Health Insurance for Businesses

IRS Publication 502

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BIO:

Justin A. Goodbread, CFP®, CEPA, CVGA, is a nationally recognized financial planner, business educator, wealth manager, author, speaker, and entrepreneur. He has 20+ years of experience teaching small business owners how to start, buy, grow, and sell businesses. He is a multi-year recipient of the Investopedia Top 100 Advisor and 2018 Exit Planning Institute’s Exit Planner Leader of the Year.

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