Employee 401(k) contributions for 2018 will top off at $18,500—a $500 increase from 2017—while the “all sources” maximum contribution (employer and employee combined) rises to $55,000, up $1,000, the IRS announced. HR and payroll managers should plan to adjust their systems for the new year and to inform employees about the new limits in year-end open enrollment materials.Tags: Benefits Compensation Equal Pay Pay
For 2018, 401(k) Contribution Limit for Employees Rises to $18,500
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