2015’s 401(k) Contribution Limit Increases to $18,000

The Internal Revenue Service announced today that contribution limits for 401(k) plans and individual retirement accounts will increase due to cost-of-living adjustments.  The maximum amount of contributions an employee can make to their 401(k) plan is determined each year by the IRS.  “Many of the pension plan limitations will change for 2015 because the increase in the cost-of-living index met …

401k Safe Harbor Provision Changes

The IRS has amended it’s rules on Safe Harbor contributions to allow employers to terminate the match during these hard times. On May 18 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published proposed regulations that could provide relief to employers whose plans provide for safe harbor non-elective contributions. The relief allows employers to amend their plan to reduce or suspend future safe …