Annual Plan Limits

  2018 2017 2016 2015
Compensation $275,000 $270,000 $265,000 $265,000
Limits on Benefits and Contributions
Defined Contribution Plans $55,000 $54,000 $53,000 $53,000
Defined Benefit Plans $220,000 $215,000 $210,000 $210,000
401(k), 403(b) and 457 Plan Elective Deferrals $18,500 $18,000 $18,000 $18,000
SIMPLE Plan Elective Deferrals $12,500 $12,500 $12,500 $12,500
IRA $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $5,500
Catch Up Contributions
401(k), 403(b) and 457 Plans $6,000 $6,000 $6,000 $6,000
SIMPLE Plans $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 $3,000
IRA $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
"Highly Compensated" Definition $120,000 $120,000 $120,000 $120,000
"Key Employee" Definition
Officer $175,000 $175,000 $170,000 $170,000
1% Owner $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 $150,000
Social Security Taxable Wage Base $128,700 $127,200 $118,500 $118,500