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2017 Qualified Plan Limits

IRS Tax Code Limits

Max elective deferral to retirement plans (401k, 402g, 403b, 457) $ 18,000

401k, 402g, 403b & 457 age 50+ catch-up contribution 6,000

Maximum IRA contribution limit 5,500

IRA age 50+ catch-up contribution 1,000

Maximum elective deferral to SIMPLE IRA plan 12,500

Simple IRA age 50+ catch-up contribution limit 3,000

SEP IRA minimum compensation amount 600

SEP IRA Annual compensation limit 270,000

Defined contribution plan annual additional limit 54,000

Highly compensated employee compensation limit 120,000

Annual retirement benefit (ESOP) limit under defined benefit plan

(not to exceed 100% of compensation) 215,000

Definition of key employee in a top-heavy plan 175,000

Deferral compensation plans of state and local

Social Security Taxable Wage Base 127,200

IRA's

Phase-out Range for Deductible Contributions to Traditional IRA

Married Filing Jointly

Both spouses participating in qualified plan $ 99,000 - $119,000

One spouse participating in qualified plan $186,000 - $196,000

Single & Head of Household cover by a plan $ 62,000 - $ 72,000

Married and Filing Separately* $ 0 - $ 10,000

Phase-out Range for Eligible Contributions to Roth IRA

Married Filing Jointly $186,000 - $196,000

Single & Head of Household cover by a plan $118,000 - $133,000

Married and Filing Separately* $ 0 - $ 10,000

(*) And did NOT live with spouse during the year!

Data Source: irs.gov

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