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Any parent opted for the $5k dependent benefit ? Will they allow us to reduce the amount? 🙆🏾‍♀️ Schools are closed in GA through end of April. I won’t reach the $5k. Is COV19 a life event?

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I was able to make a change to my Dependent Care FSA with COVID-19 as the reason. HR recommended I just simply stop contributing and reassess once this situation clears up. Contact your HR or HelpDesk

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What $5k benefit are you talking about?

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