Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Employee Benefit Plans

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.