The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently ruled that when a person dies, his or her IRA may be transferred to a child's SNT free of estate or gift taxes, and that required minimum distributions from that IRA to the SNT
In many cases, the trustee of a special needs trust should hire a professional investment adviser. Here are some guidelines for hiring one.
In many cases, the best way to provide monetary assistance to your loved one during the holidays is through contributions to a special needs trust. As an added bonus, a strange glitch in the tax code may make 2010
If you are receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Medicaid benefits, receipt of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) could cause you to lose your SSI or Medicaid benefits.
A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that the father of a disabled child who did not contribute to her living costs during her lifetime is nevertheless entitled to half of her $1.1 million estate.
On the heels of the announcement of a 3.6 percent increase in Social Security benefits in 2012 comes news that Medicare's monthly premium will be much lower than expected next year -- and will actually drop for millions of beneficiaries.
Several federal agencies recently proposed new regulations that will prevent banks from completely freezing bank accounts that receive certain benefit payments, including Social Security Disability Insurance payments, Supplemental Security Income, and Veterans benefits.