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2016 IRS Deferral Limits

December 2015

The IRS announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for retirement plans for tax year 2016. Use this chart below to determine contribution rates applicable to you.

Participant Limits



401(k), 403(b) and 457 Elective deferral limit
The maximum amount an individual can defer in a given year.



Catch-Up Contribution Limit
An additional ammount that participants over age 50 can elect to defer



SIMPLE IRA Employee Deferrals
The maximum amount an individual can defer in a given year.



Catch Up Contribution limit for SIMPLE IRAs
An additional amount that participants over age 50 can elect to defer.



New Website Launch

April 14, 2014

We are excited to announce the launch of our new website. This new website will offer you a significant enhancement to the web tools you use and the functionality you receive from Security Benefit. You will see significantly improved access to information and a more user-friendly site, as well as: 

Better Access

    • Improved ability to access your account information online and interact with it
    • A better user interface to accomplish more on the web
    • Option to receive electronic versions of statements ("e-statements"), transaction confirmations and prospectuses

Better Tools

    • Ability to track your retirement progress, including expected retirement income
    • Calculations for personal rate of return
    • Web functionality to request withdrawals and loans (for applicable plans)

Better Appearance

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Services are offered through and securities distributed by Security Distributors, a subsidiary of Security Benefit Corporation (Security Benefit).

Security Benefit is a leading provider of retirement plan services throughout the nation, primarily in the education marketplace. Security Benefit offers trust account programs under 401(k) and 401(a) and under §401 of the Internal Revenue Code; voluntary custodial accounts under 403(b)(7) ERISA and 403(b)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code; §457 Governmental Programs; and trust account Top Hat programs under §457(g) of the Internal Revenue Code; and Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Association (VEBA) trust programs qualified under Section 501(c)(9) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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