New Retirement Contribution Limits for 2023

Jeff Kendall |

Near-record levels.

Provided by

Jeffrey P. Kendall, CFP®

The Internal Revenue Service has released new limits for the coming year. After months of high inflation and financial uncertainty, some of these cost-of-living-based adjustments have reached near-record levels.

Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). IRA contribution limits are up $500 in 2023 to $6,500. Catch-up contributions for those over age 50 remain at $1,000, bringing the total limit to $7,500.

Roth IRAs. The income phase-out range for Roth IRA contributions increases to $138,000-$153,000 for single filers and heads of household, a $9,000 increase. For married couples filing jointly, phase-out will be $218,000 to $228,000, a $14,000 increase. Married individuals filing separately see their phase-out range remain at $0-10,000.

Workplace Retirement Accounts. Those with 401(k), 403(b), 457 plans, and similar accounts will see a $2,000 increase for 2023, the limit rising to $22,500. Those aged 50 and older will now have the ability to contribute an extra $7,500, bringing their total limit to $30,000.

SIMPLE Accounts. A $1,500 increase in limits for 2023 gives individuals contributing to this incentive match plan a $15,500 stop light.

Other Changes. In addition to changes in contributions limits, the IRS also announced several other changes for 2023, including an increase to the annual exclusion for gifts to $17,000 per person and an increase to the estate tax exclusion threshold.

Keep in mind that this update is for informational purposes only, so consult with your tax professional before making any changes in anticipation of the new 2023 levels. You can also contact your trusted financial professional, and they can provide you with information about the pending changes.

 

Jeff Kendall is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ with a focus on growing families and acts as his clients’ personal CFO…so they can take care of the things that matter most to them. Jeff can be reached via email at jeff@triumfs.com or by calling his office at 704-659-2195. Please feel free to visit our website as well at www.triumfs.com.

 

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