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ABLE accounts may help disabled or blind family members

There may be a tax-advantaged way for people to save for the needs of family members with disabilities, without having them lose eligibility for their government benefits. It’s done though an ABLE account, which is a tax-free account that can be used for disability-related expenses. Eligible individuals must have become blind or disabled before turning […]

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Disability income: How is it taxed?

You may wonder if and how disability income is taxed. It depends on who paid for the benefit. If the income is paid directly to you by an employer, it’s taxable to you as ordinary salary would be. (Taxable benefits are also subject to federal tax withholding, although they may not be subject to Social […]

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