Annual Plan Limits

The following are the IRS released limits for 2018:

401k Plan Limits for Year 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
401k Elective Limits $18,500 $18,000 $18,000 $18,000 $17,500 $17,500 $17,000
Annual Defined Contribution Limit $55,000 $54,000 $53,000 $53,000 $52,000 $51,000 $50,000
Annual Compensation Limit $276,000 $270,000 $265,000 $265,000 $260,000 $255,000 $250,000
Catch-Up Contribution Limit $6,000 $6,000 $6,000 $6,000 $5,500 $5,500 $5,500
Highly Compensated Employees $120,000 $120,000 $120,000 $120,000 $115,000 $115,000 $115,000

Non-401k Related Limits 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
403b/457 Elective Deferrals $18,500 $18,000 $18,000 $18,000 $17,500 $17,500 $17,000
SIMPLE Employee Deferrals $12,500 $12,500 $12,500 $12,500 $12,000 $12,000 $11,500
SIMPLE Catch-Up Deferral $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 $2,500 $2,500 $250,000
SEP Minimum Compensation $600 $600 $600 $600 $550 $550 $550
SEP Annual Compensation Limit $275,000 $270,000 $265,000 $265,000 $260,000 $255,000 $250,000
Social Secuirty Wage Base $128,700 $127,200 $118,500 $118,500 $117,000 $113,700 $110,100