This page contains answers to some of the most frequently asked tax questions about health savings accounts. Please visit irs.gov for additional information and resources, including IRS Publication 969, which explains the tax advantages and requirements of an HSA, and access to Form 8889 which is required to be filed with your tax forms if you have an HSA.
Please note, All mention of taxes is made in reference to federal tax law. Neither UMB Bank n.a., nor its parent, subsidiaries, or affiliates are engaged in rendering tax or legal advice and this document is not intended as tax or legal advice. States can choose to follow the federal tax-treatment guidelines for HSAs or establish their own; some states tax HSA contributions. Please check with each state’s tax laws to determine the tax treatment of HSA contributions, or consult your tax adviser.