IRS Announces Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2019

IRS Announces 2019 Employee Benefit Plan Limits

Many employee benefits are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically increased for inflation. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced cost-of-living adjustments to the annual dollar limits for various welfare and retirement plan limits for 2019. Although some of the limits will remain the same, many of the limits will increase for 2019.

The annual limits for the following commonly offered employee benefits will increase for 2019:

  • High deductible health plans (HDHPs) and health savings accounts (HSAs);
  • Health flexible spending accounts (FSAs);
  • Transportation fringe benefit plans; and
  • 401(k) plans

Click on the link for the updated IRS 2019 benefit plan limits.

IRS Announces Benefit Plan Limits for 2019