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(Reposted from "Retirement Discussions / Retirement" since I realized that board has almost nobody watching it. This whole forum is oddly structured with too many boards duplicating essentially the same topics, but it looks like this one gets a bit more traffic, so...)

If I retire at the end of December 2021, my last regular paycheck would come in January of 2022 (covering work in the last half of December), and then my year-end bonus (for the whole of 2021) would come in early March of 2022.

How are these last two paychecks handled when it comes to a 401K? Do I still get to make my regular contributions from them?

Would the answer be different if I were retiring earlier in the year, so that several more months passed between retirement and the (pro-rated) year-end bonus (which would still be in early March of the following year)?
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