Back in 2005, the Treasury Department changed the rules to
allow employers to give workers until March
15 to spend their FSA money from the previous year. The idea was to avoid
problems with workers not being able to get medical appointments in December,
immediately before the old deadline. While employers aren’t required to extend
the cutoff date for FSA expenses, many have. If you work for an employer that
has an extended cutoff date for using your FSA, it’s important to know what
expenses qualify for it. Read more from eSmart Tax.