October 21, 2008
IRS Announces Increase in 2009 Retirement Plan Contribution and Compensation Limitations
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In IR-2008-118, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an increase for 2009 in the compensation limitation from $230,000 to $245,000 under §401(a)(17), §404(l), §408(k)(3)(C), and §408(k)(6)(D)(ii) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (IRC). The contribution limit under IRC §415(c)(1)(A) for defined contribution plans also increased from $46,000 to $49,000. This limit does not include the age 50 and over catch-up contribution when applicable, thereby increasing the total limitation for eligible taxpayers in qualifying plans from $51,000 to $54,500. Contact Vision Payroll if you have questions on changes to the 2009 Retirement Plan Contribution and Compensation Limitations.


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