2014 TSP and IRA Contribution Limits

By on November 3, 2013 in Current Events, Retirement with 8 Comments

More 2014 numbers have been announced, this time by the IRS and the TSP.

There will be no changes in the TSP contribution limits.  The elective deferral limit remains at $17,500 and the “catch-up” contribution limit remains at $5,500.

There are also no changes in the IRA contribution limits.  The regular contribution limit remains at $5,500 and the “catch-up” contribution limit remains at $1,000.

The deduction phase outs for traditional IRAs are:

  • $60K to $70K for single filing status
  • $96K to $116K for joint filing status if spouse belongs to a retirement plan at work
  • $181K to $191K for joint filing status if spouse does not belong to a retirement plan at work

The contribution phase outs for Roth IRAs are:

  • $114K to $129K for single filing status
  • $181K to $191K for joint filing status

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John Grobe is President of Federal Career Experts, a consulting firm that specializes in federal retirement and career transition issues. He is also affiliated with TSP Safety Net. John retired from federal service after 25 years of progressively more responsible human resources positions. He is the author of Understanding the Federal Retirement Systems and Career Transition: A Guide for Federal Employees, both published by the Federal Management Institute. Federal Career Experts provides pre-retirement seminars for a wide variety of federal agencies.

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