The Internal Revenue Service announced the 2012 cost-of-living adjustments to the dollar limitations for qualified retirement plans and other benefits, and the Social Security Administration announced its own cost-of-living adjustments for 2012. Most of the limits are increasing for 2012, which represents the first increase since 2009.

Retirement Plan Limits and Social Security Wage Base

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Health Savings Account and High Deductible Health Plan Limits

In May 2011, the IRS announced the inflation-adjusted amounts for health savings account and high-deductible health plans for 2012, which reflect an increase from 2011.

Health Savings Accounts/HDHP Limits

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