2015 COLA Limits

The IRS has released the cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) applicable to the dollar limitations for qualified plans (and other items) for the 2015 tax year. The regulations places limits on the contributions to 401k plans and IRAs. These limits are adjusted annually for cost-of-living increases.

IRS Limits20152014
401(k) deferrals/catch-up$18,000/$6,000$17,500/$5,500
Compensation defining highly compensated employee$120,000$115,000
Compensation defining key employee/officer$170,000$170,000
Defined contribution plan limit on annual additions$53,000$52,000
Maximum compensation limit for allocation and accrual purposes$265,000$260,000
IRA contributions/catch-up$5,500/$1,000$5,500/$1,000


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