August: Accessibility and Disability Policy Webinar - Tax Advantage Savings for People with Disabilities

Publication Date: 
Aug 14 2018
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August: Accessibility and Disability Policy Webinar - Tax Advantage Savings for People with Disabilities

The Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities brings you the Accessibility and Disability Policy Webinar for August, Tax Advantage Savings Program for People on SSI, SSDI and Medicaid

 

August 22, 2018 2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Register Now

Join us for a presentation of the new Texas ABLE® Program - established by the Texas Legislature, signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott, implemented by Comptroller Glenn Hegar - that allows certain persons with disabilities to open tax-advantaged savings accounts for qualified disability expenses. Individuals can save up to $100,000 while still maintaining eligibility for SSI, SSDI and Medicaid.

 

Presenter:

Linda Fernandez

Director, Comptroller’s Educational Opportunities/Investment Division

Linda has 40+ years state service. Her division supports the Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board, administers prepaid tuition/college savings plans and the Texas ABLE Program that allows eligible persons to open tax-advantaged savings accounts for qualified disability expenses. In addition, she works with the Texas Match the Promise Foundation, a public charity to award scholarships.