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Subject:  Re: HDHP and HSA Question Date:  2/16/2011  8:50 PM
Author:  Ringfinger Number:  112310 of 120820

So, I contibute before taxes.

Then I claim on my return as taxable income.

Then I say what I spent it on and it is again non taxable?

So, what I did not spend I ended up paying taxes on?

Also, why did my w2 say my employer contibuted $3400 when they only gave me $800 and I contributed $2600?
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