How many food retailers will be ready to continue accepting flexible spending account (FSA) debit cards from consumers on Jan. 1? That's the day a new IRS rule goes into effect governing the acceptance by supermarkets and mass merchants of FSA cards, which electronically tap into a consumer's annual tax-exempted income set aside to pay for health-related products. The rule states that to legally process these cards at their POS lanes, food retailers are required to have in place what the ...

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