Kate Dore is a Nashville-based freelance personal finance writer and Candidate for Certified Financial Planner™ Certification. She teaches financial literacy with Junior Achievement and serves as Director of Public Relations for the Financial Planning Association of Middle Tennessee. Her work has been published in Business Insider, Financial Planning Magazine, and Simple Money Magazine.
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When you contribute to your HSA, the money goes in before you pay taxes. A portion of your paycheck goes into your HSA and then you pay taxes on the rest of your income. This strategy lowers your taxable income. If you choose to contribute to your HSA post-tax, those contributions are tax deductible.
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