Company matching contributions to 401(k) plan

  • Does the company matching contribution to my 401(k) count against my 401(k) limit (16,500 in 2009)?
    • No. Your company’s contribution doesn’t count towards your personal 401(k) limit.
  • What is the tax-treatment for my company matching contributions to the 401(k) plan?
    • Your company matching contribution is tax-deferred.