2021 Dollar Limits

 

2021 Annual Dollar Limits for Qualified Plans
Calendar Year Maximum Defined Benefit Maximum Defined Contribution Maximum 401(k) Deferral Over 50 Catch-up Simple Deferral Simple Over 50 Catch-up Maximum Comp Limit HCE Limits
2021 230,000 58,000 19,500 6,500 13,500 3,000 290,000 130,000
2020 230,000 57,000 19,500 6,500 13,500 3,000 285,000 130,000
2019 225,000 56,000 19,000 6,000 13,000 3,000 280,000 125,000
2018 220,000 55,000 18,500 6,000 12,500 3,000 275,000 120,000
2017 215,000 54,000 18,000 6,000 12,500 3,000 270,000 120,000
2016 210,000 53,000 18,000 6,000 12,500 3,000 265,000 120,000
2015 210,000 53,000 18,000 6,000 12,500 3,000 265,000 120,000
2014 205,000 52,000 17,500 5,500 12,000 2,500 260,000 115,000
2013 205,000 51,000 17,500 5,500 12,000 2,500 255,000 115,000
2012 200,000 50,000 17,000 5,500 11,500 2,500 250,000 115,000
2011 195,000 49,000 16,500 5,500 11,500 2,500 245,000 110,000