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When an employer contributes to an employees hsa account
Not sure what the laws are about this. My husbands employer which is a small business owned by four people. Started a hsa account for him when he was hired about 3yrs ago. They have it set up to be deposited in a bank account. The issues is because they pay him once a month. when he gets his check at the end of the month he can see the contribution they made but they have been waiting at least two months before they deposit the money. But now for almost the last three months his paychecks are still showing that they are still contributing but there is nothing in the hsa account at the bank. When he ask them why there wasn't anything in the account. They said "that since they have had a few employees quit recently that they was going to wait a while before just giving them free money basically". They never said how long awhile was, and the fact my husband has already been there 3yrs and they were contributing and now they apparently aren't. they are treating him like a new employee. I understand its voluntary but can they just stop like that? And what about his paychecks that show contributions but they haven't made any of those deposit they are claiming they have. I know once the employer gives the money to the employee they can't get it back. But can they decide not deposit it after it shows on an employees pay stub?