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Oct 2007
October 19, 2007

IRS Announces 2008 Retirement Plan Limits

The IRS recently released its 2008 employee benefits limitations for retirement plans. The following table lists common limitations relevant for most employers.




Qualified Retirement Plans
- annual compensation limit



Defined Benefit Plans
- annual benefit limit



Defined Contribution Plans
- annual additions limit



Catch-Up Contribution Limit



Highly Compensated Employee  
   income threshold



Annual Deferral Limits
- 401(k), 403(b), 457(b) 
- SIMPLE plan



If you have questions about retirement plan limits, please contact Justin Stemple by e-mail at or call 616.752.2375, or contact any member of our Employee Benefits Law Group.

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