The IRS has released the cost of living adjustments that affect the dollar limits for various retirement plans and health & welfare plans for the 2018 tax year. Many of the limits have increased from 2017 to 2018 due to an increase in the Consumer Price Index on which these limits are based.
Please contact your Nyhart consultant for additional information or questions.
|401(k) / 403(b) / 457 Plan Maximum Elective Deferral||$18,000||$18,500|
|Qualified Plan Compensation Limit||$270,000||$275,000|
|Catch-Up Contribution Limit for all plans other than 401(k)(11) and 408(p) plans||$6,000||No change|
|Catch-up Contribution Limit for 401(k)(11) and 408(p)||$3,000||No change|
|Highly Compensated Employee Definition||$120,000||No change|
|Top Heavy Key Employee Definition||$175,000||No change|
|Defined Contribution Annual Additions Limit||$54,000||$55,000|
|Defined Benefit Annual Benefit Limit||$215,000||$220,000|
|Social Security Taxable Wage Base||$127,200||$128,700|
|Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)|
|Health FSA Limit||$2,600||$2,650|
|Dependent Care Account|
|Married individuals, filing separately||$2,500||No change|
|Health Savings Account Limitations (HSAs)|
|HSA Contribution Limits|
|HDHP Out of Pocket Maximum|
|HDHP Minimum Annual Deductible|
|QSEHRA Reimbursement Limit|
|Employer Provided Adoption Assistance Programs||$13,570||$13,840|
|Transportation Fringe Programs|
|Mass Transit Expenses||$255/month||$260/month|
This information has been updated under the new tax law. Click here to view updated information.