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2022 IRS Plan Limits

Nov 04, 2021

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service publishes updated dollar limitations for tax-qualified defined benefit and defined contribution plans. The limits are important for tax-qualified plans, as well as many non-qualified plans.
 
The IRS announced recently that there will be cost of living adjustments (COLA) to certain of the qualified plan limitations described below for 2022:

2022 Cost of Living Adjustments

Summary 2021 Limit 2022 Limit
Dollar Limit on Elective Deferrals $19,500 $20,500
Catch-up Contribution Limit $6,500 $6,500
Annual Compensation Limit $290,000 $305,000
Section 415 Annual Additions Limit $58,000 $61,000
Highly Compensated Employee $130,000 $135,000
Key Employee (Officers) $185,000 $200,000


You may view the complete list of updated limits here.


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