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2024 Key Financial Planning Update

Updated: Dec 28, 2023

For financial planning in 2024, some key updates and numbers are important to note:

  1. IRA Contribution Limits: The contribution limit for Individual Retirement Accounts (both Roth and traditional) has increased to $7,000. The catch-up contribution limit remains at $1,000.

  2. 401(k) Limits: The contribution limit for 401(k) plans has been raised to $23,000, with the catch-up contribution staying the same at $7,500.

  3. Health Savings Account (HSA) Limits: For individuals with self-only High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) coverage, the HSA contribution limit is now $4,150, and for those with family HDHP coverage, it's $8,300.

  4. Income Limits for Roth IRA Contributions: For single filers or heads of households, the phase-out range for Roth IRA contributions is between $146,000 and $161,000. For married couples filing jointly, the range is $230,000 to $240,000.

  5. Traditional IRA Deductibility Limits: For single filers or heads of households eligible to participate in an employer retirement plan, the phase-out range for Traditional IRA deductibility is between $77,000 and $87,000. For married couples filing jointly, where both are eligible for an employer plan, the phase-out range is $123,000 to $143,000.

  6. Income Tax Brackets and Rates: The tax brackets have been adjusted. For example, for single filers, the 10% bracket applies to income of $0–$11,600, and the top 37% bracket applies to income over $609,351.

  7. Estate and Gift Tax Exclusions: The annual gift tax exclusion has increased to $18,000 per recipient. The lifetime gift and estate tax exclusion is now $13,610,000.

  8. Flexible spending account: For the taxable years beginning in 2024, the dollar limitation for employee salary reductions for contributions to health flexible spending arrangements increases to $3,200.

  9. Medicare coverage: Medicare does not cover certain services and items, including routine eye care (like exams, glasses, or contacts), routine hearing tests and hearing aids, dental care (such as checkups, dentures, or root canals), routine foot care except for specific medical conditions, and long-term care in nursing homes or assisted living facilities, although it does cover limited stays in rehabilitation centers.

These updates reflect changes in contribution limits, tax brackets, and other financial thresholds that are crucial for effective financial planning in 2024. For detailed and personalized advice, it's recommended to consult a financial advisor or tax professional.

The information was sourced from T. Rowe Price​​, and



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