A major bipartisan bill, signed into law by President Trump in December, includes significant tax changes for people with assets in a special needs trust for a minor.
It could soon be significantly harder for people with disabilities to pursue discrimination claims under the Fair Housing Act if new federal regulations take effect.
Congress has temporarily extended the federal government’s largest grant program that helps states transfer people with disabilities from institutions into independent living arrangements.
Congress has reversed changes to the kiddie tax from 2017, which has resulted in significantly higher taxe rates for many people with special needs trusts for minor.
Just before the end of 2019, Congress passed a spending bill that includes significant changes to retirement savings accounts. For families with special needs members, these changes will have [...]
Seniors and retirees should know that they may be able to use online tax preparation software free of charge. Most low- and middle-income Americans qualify for the free help, but do not take [...]
Both workers and retirees may need to rethink some of their estate planning in light of the newest spending bill. The SECURE Act made major changes to retirement plans, including inherited [...]
This year's cost-of-living increase for Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance recipients is just 1.6 percent, a sharp drop from last year's 2.8 percent increase.
Recognizing the huge problems caused by opioid addiction in the United States, Medicare is adding a new outpatient opioid treatment benefit, paying for methadone and related treatment in [...]
While crowdfunding through such outlets as GoFundMe or Kickstarterthis can be a quick and effective way of raising money for a person with specials needs, it could also have a negative impact [...]