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2023 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released all retirement plan limits for the 2023 calendar year.

These limits are adjusted for inflation on an annual basis. In some cases, limits are the same as those in the calendar year 2022.





401(k) 403(b) Elective $20,500 $22,500 $2,000 Increase
Deferral Maximum 457(b) Non-qualified Deferred Compensation Limit $20,500 $22,500 $2,000 Increase
414(v) Catchup Contribution Limit $6,500 $7,500 $1,000 Increase
415 Defined Contribution Annual Additional Maximum $61,000 $66,000 $5,000 Increase
401(a)(17) Annual Compensation Limit $305,000 $330,000 $25,000 Increase
414(q) Highly-Compensated Employee Limit $135,000 $150,000 $15,000 Increase
Social Security Wage Base $147,000 $160,200 $13,200 Increase
SIMPLE Employee Deferrals $14,000 $15,500 $1,500 Increase
415 Defined Benefit Dollar Maximum $245,000 $265,000 $20,000 Increase
Health Savings Account (HSA) Limit $3,650(Single)
$200 Increase
$450 Increase
Health Savings Account Catch-Up Contribution (55 or older)(Single or Family) $1,000 $1,000 No Change



Download the 2023 Financial Bulletin to review contribution limit changes that may impact your company and employees.


Action Steps

  • Update retirement plan designs for the new limits and make sure that plan administration will be consistent with the new limits in 2023.
  • Communicate the new retirement plan limits to employees.

Interested in learning more ways to help your workforce? Check out the recent blog post: How to Help Employees Save for Retirement and Plan for the Future.

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