Definitions for 401(k)ˈfɔrˌoʊˈwʌnˈkeɪ, ˈfoʊr-

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  1. 401(k)

    A 401(k) plan is the common name in the USA for the tax-qualified, defined-contribution pension account defined in subsection 401(k) of the Internal Revenue Taxation Code. Under the plan, retirement savings contributions are provided by an employer, deducted from the employee's paycheck before taxation, and limited to a maximum pre-tax annual contribution of $17,500. Alternative employer-provided defined-contribution pensions include 403 and 401, offering higher mandatory limits.

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