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Women Are at Risk of Being Taxed on US Abortion Travel Benefits (Correct)

July 29, 2022, 9:30 PM

Women who can expense travel for an abortion at their company may wind up with a tax bill on the benefit.

Pledges by companies including Citigroup Inc. and Walt Disney Co. to support employees in states expected to restrict or outlaw abortion have given rise to questions over the mechanics of providing such assistance, and the legal and privacy risks associated with it. Adding to the administrative quagmire is the issue of how these benefits will get taxed, and if a portion of the benefit shows up as income on their returns.

And while an added financial burden is unlikely to deter women in need of ...