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2019 Retirement Plan Limits

2019 Retirement Plan Limits

Code SectionExplanation20192018
Elective Deferral Limits Maximum amount employees can contribute to a 401(k) or 403(b) plan$18,500$18,000
457(b)(2) and 457(c)(1) LimitsThe maximum amount an employee can contribute to a 457 Plan$19,000$18,500
Catch-up ContributionsAdditional amounts those over age 50 can contribute to a 401(k) or 403(b) plan.$6,000$6,000
Highly Compensated Employee ThresholdCompensation amount used to determine highly compensated employees (Lookback year)$125,000$120,000
Defined Contribution LimitsAnnual limit on all contributions (employee and employer) for 401(k) and 403(b) plans$56,000$55,000
Annual Compensation LimitsMaximum compensation for qualified plan purposes$280,000$275,000