Announcing 2018 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

Every year, the Internal Revenue Service reviews the dollar limitations for retirement plans and other similar items and announces cost of living adjustments.

For calendar year 2018, many limitations are changing. The table below provides key limits for 2018 and 2017:




401(k)/403(b) Elective Deferrals



Annual Compensation Limit



Annual Contribution Limit



Annual Benefit Limit



Highly Compensated Employee (SBJPA Simplified Definition)



Social Security Wage Base



Catch-Up Contributions




For more information as well as the complete IRS announcement:

IRS Notice 2017-64 issued October 19, 2017

2018 Social Security COLA (Updated December 14, 2017)

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