Flexible Spending Accounts



Dependent Care - Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - All Benefit Groups

Employees can enroll in a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA). It is administered by WEX Discovery Benefits. This allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars from their paycheck to pay for eligible child or adult day care expenses. Employees are reimbursed for actual expenses only, and any unused funds are forfeited per Internal Revenue Service rules.

Health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) – Confidential, DDAA, PPEO, LEMA, & Management Groups Only

Eligible benefit groups can enroll in a Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA). It is administered by WEX Discovery Benefits. This allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars from their paycheck to pay for eligible out-of-pocket healthcare expenses. Items covered are medical, dental, and vision care expenses that are not covered by your insurance plan or elsewhere. Employees are reimbursed for actual expenses only, and any unused funds are forfeited per Internal Revenue Service rules.

Resources: 

Placer County Employee Benefits Guide - 2023 (PDF)
Placer County Employee Benefits Guide - 2024 (PDF)
FSA Medical and Dependent Flyer
Recurring Dependent Care Claim Form
WEX Page

WEX QR Code

Required California Notice:

State law requires employers to notify employee participants of fund withdrawal deadlines before the end of the plan year.

 2023 Plan Year Deadlines:

  • December 31, 2023 – Last day employees can expend FSA contributions for the plan year January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023. Any amount not expended by this date will be forfeited.
  • March 31, 2024 – Last day to submit a 2023 claim for reimbursement.

 2024 Plan Year Deadlines:

  • December 31, 2024 – Last day employees can expend FSA contributions for the plan year January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024. Any amount not expended by this date will be forfeited.
  • March 31, 2025 – Last day to submit a 2024 claim for reimbursement.