HCE (Highly Compensated Employee)

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An employee who earned or received more than $130,000 in 2021 or $135, 000 in 2022 or owns more than five percent of the interest in the business, regardless of how much compensation they earn. In some cases, employees who are in the top 20% of earners at the organization can be considered HCEs.

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