As 2018 is comes to a close, we all begin to look ahead to 2019. For 2019 many of the contribution limits increased from their 2018 levels. In calculating these, IRS compares the official cost of living increase from September of 2018 to September of 2017. Because the cost of living was higher in 2018 many of the indexed (for inflation) contributions, limitations, thresholds, etc in the IRS were adjusted.
2019 will be here soon. Have you taken care of everything you need to do by Dec. 31 to minimize your 2018 taxes, make the most of tax-advantaged savings opportunities and avoid unnecessary penalties?
The contribution limits for a couple of types of tax-advantaged retirement plans have gone up for 2018. How much should you contribute?
IRA Contribution limit remains at $ 5,000 for 2012
Recently the Internal Revenue Service announced the 2012 contribution and cost of living increases regarding IRAs and 401k plans. The following can be found on the IRS’s website at www.irs.gov.
As 2010 is comes to a close, we all begin to look ahead to 2011. For retirement plans, the landscape in 2011 will look much like 2010. The new contribution limits largely remain unchanged. In calculating these, IRS compares the official cost of living increase from September of 2010 to September of 2009. In reviewing these limits, some definitions and rules need to be kept in mind.