Notice 2014-01 provides guidance on the application of the rules under section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) (relating to cafeteria plans, including health and dependent care flexible spending arrangements (FSAs)), and section 223 of the Code (relating to health savings accounts (HSAs)), as those two provisions relate to the participation by same-sex spouses in certain employee benefit plans following the Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor, 570 U.S. ___, 133 S. Ct. 2675 (2013), and the issuance of Rev. Rul. 2013-17, 2013-38 I.R.B. 201.
Notice 2014-06 provides guidance on section 45R of the Internal Revenue Code for certain small employers that cannot offer a qualified health plan through a Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Exchange because the employer’s principal business address is in a county in Washington or Wisconsin in which a QHP through a SHOP Exchange will not be available for 2014.