The whole dollar amount provided under a defined-contribution strategy into a participant"s retirement account in certain year. An annual accession is the amount of employee contributions, employer contributions and forfeitures in a specific year. The yearly inclusion is subject to some maximum limitation. This annual addition limitation is the lesser of 100% of the dollar limitation in effect for the entire year or the participant"s compensation for the year. The yearly add-on dollar limitation was fixed at $49,000 for each year from 2009