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reposted from the deathly quiet HSA board:
I agree it's quiet, but I don't see any messages this year from you on there - are you sure you posted this there?

How much can we contribute to HSAs? Do I get to contribute $5950 to my HSA and she gets to contribute $3000 to her HSA, or do we get a total of $5950 as a family?
I believe $5950 total as a family.
She can do $3k and you $2950.
Or she can do $0 and you $5950.

(example 2 is like your situation, but uses $5800 amount because it's a 2008 example)

Also there is notice 2008-59
Look at Q&A-17
A-17. The maximum annual HSA contribution limit for a married couple if one
spouse has family HDHP coverage and the other spouse has self-only HDHP coverage
is the § 223(b)(2)(B) statutory maximum for family coverage. The contribution limit is
divided between the spouses by agreement. See § 223(b)(5) and Notice 2004-50,
Q&A-32. This is the result regardless of whether the family HDHP coverage includes
the spouse with self-only HDHP coverage.
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