Plan Sponsor Resource Center

Our Plan Sponsor Resource Center brings together – in one place – frequently used critical compliance and governance tools, checklists and other resources to help plan sponsors manage the complex administrative requirements and navigate the evolving regulatory and litigation environment relating to employee benefits.


2022 Retirement Plan Calendar
Important 2022 retirement plan deadlines for plan sponsors, including dates related to defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans.

2022 Health & Welfare Plan Calendar
Important 2022 health and welfare plan deadlines for plan sponsors, as well as pertinent information on initial enrollment and annual notices.

Compensation and Benefit Limits

Dollar limits for contributions and benefits in retirement plans and certain deferred compensation plans for 2022.

2022 2021 2020
401(k) 403(b) Plan Deferral Limit $20,500 $19,500 $19,500
Catch-up Contributions (401(k) 403(b) & 457(b) Plans) $6,500 $6,500 $6,500
Defined Contribution Dollar Limit $61,000 $58,000 $57,000
Defined Benefit Dollar Limit $245,000 $230,000 $230,000
Pay Threshold for Determining Highly Compensated Employee $135,000 (for determinations in 2023) $130,000 (for determinations in 2022) $130,000 (for determinations in 2021)
Annual Compensation Limit $305,000 $290,000 $285,000
457(b) Plan Deferral Limit $20,500 $19,500 $19,500
Social Security Taxable Wage Base $147,000 $142,800 $137,700

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