Posted on January 9, 2015 by Webtypo
This December 22, 2014 Disability Scoop article talks about the signing of the ABLE Act which will allow people with disabilities to have a special savings account that would allow them to save up
First Lady Michelle Obama waits as President Barack Obama, background, signs the guestbook upon their arrival to Prague Castle, April 5, 2009, in the Czech Republic. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
to $100,000 without effecting benefits such as Social Security or Medicaid.
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Posted on December 9, 2014 by Webtypo
This December 8, 2014 article on the Levittown Now website talks about a bill that if passed would allow for tax-free savings accounts to help people with disabilities without risk of losing other benefits such as Social Security.
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Posted on December 3, 2014 by Webtypo
This December 3, 2014 Herald-Standard article talks about the bill that if passed will allow people with disabilities to have a tax-free savings account for things like housing, transportation, and health care without risking the loss of other benefits like Social Security
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Posted on November 21, 2014 by Webtypo
This November 20, 2014 DisabilityScoop.com article talks about legislation that would allow people who are disabled to have special savings accounts that could be used to pay for housing, medical expenses, or other necessities. The accounts would not count against other benefits like Medicaid and Social Security according to the article this legislation has brewed in the federal government since 2006, but hasn’t really gotten any real traction until recently. This is the first I’ve heard of this bit of legislation and am hoping to find out more about it over time.
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