On October 18, 2012, the IRS announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for the tax year 2013. Many but not all of the limitations have changed.
Below are the 2013 plan limitations:
2013 Retirement Plan Limits
| ||2012 ||2013 |
|401(k),403(b) and 457(b) Deferral Limits || $17,000 || $17,500|
|401(k) and 403(b) Catch-up Deferral Limits || $5,500 || $5,500|
|Annual Limitation on Compensation || $250,000|| $255,000|
|Defined Contribution Limitation || $50,000|| $51,000|
|Defined Benefit Limitation || $200,000|| $205,000|
|Highly Compensated Employee Compensation Threshold || $115,000|| $115,000|
| Key Employee Compensation - Officer Threshold || $165,000|| $165,000|
| SIMPLE Deduction || $11,500|| $12,000|
| SIMPLE Catch-up Contribution || $2,500|| $2,500|
| IRA Contribution Limit || $5,000|| $5,500|
| IRA Catch-up Contribution Limit || $1,000|| $1,000|
| Social Security Wage Base || $110,100|| $113,700|
For more information, please contact:
Antoinette M. Pilzner 248.220.1341
Dale R. Vlasek 216.348.5452
John M. Wirtshafter216.348.5833
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