Highly compensated employees are those employees who were paid more than $105,000 in the past year or own more than a 5 percent interest in the employer.
What does HCE stand for?
HCE stands for Highly Compensated Employee
This definition appears frequently
See other definitions of HCE
We have 96 other meanings of HCE in our Acronym Attic
- Hawaiian Creole English
- Health Care Executive
- Health Care Experience
- Health Care of the Elderly
- Healthcare Entity
- Heat Collection Element (solar power)
- Heater Control Electronics
- Here Comes Everybody (from Finnegan's Wake)
- Hexachloroethane (CAS Number 67-72-1)
- High Country Electric, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV)
Samples in periodicals archive:
This usually will be limited to highly compensated employees because of the current wage cap.
414(q)(1)(B) limit used in the definition of a highly compensated employee increases from $95,000 to $100,000.
Highly compensated employees (those making $80,000 or more) will reap disproportionate pretax benefits from a plan unless adjustments are made.
This is particularly true for highly compensated employees.
DEFINITION OF HIGHLY COMPENSATED EMPLOYEE SIMPLIFIED The definition of "highly compensated employee" has been simplified so that it will be easier for plan administrators to determine which employees must be treated under rules applicable to this category of worker.
A nonqualified plan is for highly compensated employees.
THE TWIST The company's plan for highly compensated employees is a mirror of the qualified plan.