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Date:
August 22, 2018
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Time Details:
One hour including Q&A
Location:
This is a Webinar and is not location specific.
Address:
San Antonio, TX 78217
Contact:
512-563-5740
Cost:
There is no cost associated with this event.
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Tax Advantage Savings Program for People on SSI, SSDI and Medicaid

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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.