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Retirement Savings Contribution Credit

In 2016, the AGI limit for the saver’s credit (also known as the retirement savings contribution credit) for low- and moderate-income workers is $61,500 for married couples filing jointly, up from $61,000 in 2015; $45,750 for heads of household, up from $45,000; and $30,750 for married individuals filing separately and for singles, up from $30,500. In 2015, the AGI limit for the saver’s credit (also known as the retirement savings contribution credit) for low- and moderate-income workers is $61,000 for married couples filing jointly, up from $60,000 in 2014; $45,750 for heads of household, up from $45,000; and $30,500 for married individuals filing separately and for singles, up from $30,000.

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