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What does HCE stand for?

HCE stands for Highly Compensated Employee

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401(k) plans must meet certain nondiscrimination rules that require non-highly compensated employees to participate in the plans at certain levels compared with the participation of highly compensated employees (called the actual deferral percentage (ADP) test).
Consequently, a highly compensated employee who contributed $8,500 or more on a tax-deferred basis to the savings plan (and this became more and more attractive as those limits increased) would not be able to set aside any monies through a deferred compensation arrangement.
Highly compensated employees (those making $80,000 or more) will reap disproportionate pretax benefits from a plan unless adjustments are made.