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  • Writer's pictureJeran Van Alfen, CFP®

The Key Financial Numbers to know for 2024

Make sure to update your financial plan for 2024.  Here are some important updates that will affect how much you save, invest, and the taxes that you may have to pay.

How much can you contribute to your 401(k)?

Employee annual contribution limit:  $23,000

Age 50+ catch-up contribution limit: $7,500

Total combined employee & employer limit: $69,000

What if you have a SIMPLE IRA?

Employee annual contribution limit:  $16,000

Age 50+ catch-up contribution limit: $3,500

What are the 2024 limits for IRAs?

Under age 50: $7,000

Over age 50: $8,000

If you have a company retirement plan, can you make a deductible IRA contribution? That depends on your income.  Your ability to deduct contributions is phased out over certain limits.  Here are the income limits:

  • For single taxpayers covered by a company retirement plan, the phaseout range is $77,000 to $87,000.

  • For married couples filing jointly, where the spouse making the IRA contribution is covered by a company retirement plan, the phaseout range is $123,000 to $143,000.

  • When contribute to an IRA and you are not covered by a company retirement plan, but you are married to someone who is covered, the deduction will be phased out if the couple’s income is $230,000 to $240,000 for 2024.

Can you make a Roth IRA contribution?  That depends on income as well.  Here is chart that explains:

*Married (filing separately) can use the limits for single individuals if they have not lived with their spouse in the past year.

Other important numbers to know about:

HSA max deductible contributions:

Individuals: $4,150

Families: $8,000

55+: Additional $1,000

How much can you earn if you are receiving Social Security Benefits without being penalized?

Under your Full Retirement Age (FRA): $22,320

During your FRA year: $59,520

After your FRA: No limit


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