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How Do SNTs Affect Beneficiaries with Special Needs’ Eligibility for Subsidized Housing?

How Do SNTs Affect Beneficiaries with Special Needs’ Eligibility for Subsidized Housing?

The federal and state governments subsidize some housing under programs such as “Section 8” for people with special needs. Some people who want to apply for Section 8 have special needs trusts (SNTs) that benefit them. If you are considering …
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What Is the Difference Between SSDI and SSI?

What Is the Difference Between SSDI and SSI?

Special needs future planning should include guidance in applying for and determining how to remain eligible for government benefits such as SSDI and SSI. If this is your first time learning about the various benefits that are available, you may …
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Why Is Medicare Deducting Premiums from My SSDI Check, and Can the Deductions Be Avoided?

I Am Ineligible for Medicaid. What Next?

Medicare is a federal government health insurance program covering costs such as hospital charges, home health care, doctor fees, lab costs, outpatient care, and prescription drug coverage. Recipients pay premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance. For Medicare recipients who cannot afford all of …
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Income Taxation of Special Needs Trusts, Part 1

Income Taxation of Special Needs Trusts, Part 1

In your future planning for your child with special needs, remember to consider income taxation of special needs trusts. If you set up a special needs trust (“SNT”) with another law firm, the attorneys may not have discussed how you …
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