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What does MSA stand for?

MSA stands for Medical Savings Account (from IRS Form 5329)

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California does not conform to these federal provisions for personal income tax purposes: * Health savings account provisions, including the exclusion of employer contributions to an employee's health savings accounts, the deduction for contributions to HSAs and the tax-free rollover of amounts from medical savings accounts to health savings accounts; * Election to claim an itemized deduction for state and local taxes paid; * Phase-out and repeal of the limitation on the amount of itemized deductions claimed by high-income taxpayers; * Repeal of the stepped-up basis rules, applicable with respect to decedents dying after Dec.
Created by the Medicare Modernization Act, which was signed by President Bush in December 2003, health savings accounts have in one year already surpassed the peak market penetration achieved over nearly 10 years by their predecessor, the Archer Medical Savings Accounts, noted Karen Ignagni, AHIP's president and chief executive officer.
Generally, employer contribution to an employee's medical savings account are not subject to income, Social Security/Medicare or Railroad Retirement taxes and will not affect amounts otherwise reported in Form W-2 boxes 1,3 and 5.
Bush: Supports medical savings accounts and more prescription drug plan options for Medicare patients.
At the moment, that hasn't been a problem because people aren't exactly breaking down the doors to buy medical savings accounts.
explains what medical savings accounts are, how they work and what the tax implications are.