The IRS recently announced 2021 limits affecting retirement plans and other qualified savings vehicles. Most notable are changes to the annual compensation limit, 415 annual additions limit, and the social security taxable wage base. SYM reviews IRS limits each year and applies the information to the financial strategies that are in place for its clients. As always, feel free to contact us with any questions on this IRS 2021 limits table.

401(k) Related Limits 2021 2020
401(k) Elective Deferrals $19,500 $19,500
401(k) Catch-up Contribution Limit $6,500 $6,500
415 Annual Additions Limit $58,000 $57,000
Annual Compensation Limit $290,000 $285,000
Social Security Taxable Wage Base $142,800 $137,700
Non-401(k) Related Limits
403(b) Elective Deferrals $19,500 $19,500
403(b) Catch-up Contribution Limit $6,500 $6,500
SIMPLE Deferrals $13,500 $13,500
SIMPLE Catch-up Contribution Limit $3,000 $3,000
IRA Contribution Limit $6,000 $6,000
IRA Catch-up Contribution Limit $1,000 $1,000
SEP Minimum Compensation $650 $600
SEP Annual Compensation Limit $290,000 $285,000


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