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 ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.