Employee Benefit Plans
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2016
|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 $25 million, $27 million and $27 million, respectively, for the years ended December 31, 2016, 2015 and 2014, respectively.
The entire disclosure of an entity's employee compensation and benefit plans, excluding share-based compensation and including, but not limited to, postemployment and postretirement benefit plans, defined benefit pension plans, defined contribution plans, non-qualified and supplemental benefit plans, deferred compensation, life insurance, severance, health care, unemployment and other benefit plans.
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