Employee Benefit Plans
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2018
|Employee Benefit Plans [Abstract]|
|Employee Benefit Plans||
(13) Employee Benefit Plans
Subsidiaries of Qurate Retail sponsor 401(k) plans, which provide their employees an opportunity to make contributions to a trust for investment in Qurate Retail 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 $26 million, $20 million and $25 million, respectively, for the years ended December 31, 2018, 2017 and 2016, 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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