Here’s how ABLE accounts, special needs trusts differ, and how they can work together – Key Points…

  • There are two types of special needs trusts: first-party and third-party. Neither can be used to pay for certain basic expenses covered by government programs.
  • ABLE accounts can be funded to help cover basic needs not paid for by government aid.
  • A major benefit of an ABLE account is that it allows the individual to accumulate more than $2,000 without jeopardizing means-tested benefits.

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