401(k) and IRA Contribution Limit Changes

IRS

November 5, 2018

401(k) contribution limit increases to $19,000 for 2019; IRA limit increases to $6,000

 

The contribution limit for employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan is increased from $18,500 to $19,000.

 

The limit on annual contributions to an IRA, which last increased in 2013, is increased from $5,500 to $6,000. The additional catch-up contribution limit for individuals aged 50 and over is not subject to an annual cost-of-living adjustment and remains $1,000.

 

The income ranges for determining eligibility to make deductible contributions to traditional Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs), to contribute to Roth IRAs and to claim the saver’s credit all increased for 2019 as well. 

 

 

You can read whole IRS notice here:

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-18-83.pdf 

   

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