Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Employee Benefit Plans

Employee Benefit Plans
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Employee Benefit Plans [Abstract]  
Compensation and Employee Benefit Plans, Other than Share-based Compensation [Text Block]

(16)Employee Benefit Plans


Subsidiaries of Liberty sponsor 401(k) plans, which provide their employees an opportunity to make contributions to a trust for investment in Liberty common stock, as well as other mutual funds.  The Company's subsidiaries make matching contributions to their plans based on a percentage of the amount contributed by employees.  Employer cash contributions to all plans aggregated $27 million, $27 million and $24 million, respectively, for the years ended December 31, 2015, 2014 and 2013, respectively.