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Radon

EPA Letters to the Department of Treasury (IRS) for the Federal Radon Action Plan (FRAP)

EPA letters to the Department of Treasury (IRS) addressing the FRAP commitment to facilitate the deductibility of radon testing and mitigation costs within Health Care Savings Accounts (HSAs):

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  • EPA FSA Request - December 13, 2012 (PDF)(5 pp, 98 K, December 13, 2012)
    Information letter request from Administrator McCarthy to IRS Chief Counsel Wilkins to include the deductibility of radon testing and mitigation costs within Health Care Savings Accounts (HSAs).
  • EPA FSA Reply - April 30, 2013 (PDF)(2 pp, 62 K, April 30, 2013)
    Letter from Administrator McCarthy to IRS Associate Chief Counsel Keyso thanking IRS for their reply to letter sent to IRS in December 2012 on the tax treatment of expenses for reducing exposure to radon.