The IRS elective contribution limit to a 403(b) for 2019 starts at $19,000. If you are over the age of 50, your contribution limit increases to $25,000. The Fifteen Year Cap Expansion Option, commonly referred to as service-based catch up, may also be available to veteran employees having 15 years or more with their current employer and whose total past 403(b) contributions average under $5,000 per year of employment. This allowance has a $3,000 maximum amount per year with a lifetime maximum of $15,000. A qualified employee could, for example, contribute an additional $1,000 per year for 15 years to reach the $15,000 lifetime maximum.
2019 Base Limit: $19000
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Total 2019 MAC: $19000