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2017 Maximum Employee and Employer 401k Contribution Limits and Catch-up Amounts

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[Updated for 2017] I recently received a few questions regarding 401k retirement plans and contribution limits. The first thing to understand is that there are two main types of contributions that go into these plans. One is your contribution, or elective deferral, and the other is your employers, or matching contribution. Secondly there are four […]

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2012 401K, IRA and Roth IRA Contribution and Income Deduction Limits

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[Updated with 2012 details] 2012 tax advantaged retirement plan contribution limits have officially been released by the IRS, with slight increases over 2011 limits; due mainly to cost of living adjustments (COLA). Further with increases in income phase-out thresholds, more people can benefit from employer and self-managed retirement plans.  The table below summarizes key changes […]

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