"Here Comes the Sun"  is the Newsletter from Russo Law Group,

 P.C. specifically for the Special Needs Community. For more information on any of the articles you read here, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Social Security 2016 Update

Click here to see the latest information for 2016 Social Security taxes and benefits.

Medicaid 2016 Update

Click here to see the latest information for 2016 Medicaid elegibility requirements.

Gifts to a Special Needs Trust Can Be Larger Than You May Think

Once you begin to understand how the gift tax system really works, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that most people can fund a special needs trust for a person with disabilities with a lot more than $14,000 a year.

Senate Bill Would Strengthen Mandate That People With Disabilities Be Integrated in the Community

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) recently introduced the Disability Integration Act of 2015 (DIA) in the U.S. Senate.  If passed, the bill would require states and health insurers to provide services to people with disabilities in community settings.

What Is the ADA and Why Should You Care About It?

The Americans with Disabilities Act, commonly known as the ADA, is considered one of the most important pieces of civil rights legislation for people with disabilities.  This is how it works.

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'Compassionate Allowances' Process Speeds Up Disability Applications

In certain circumstances the Social Security Administration will fast-track a disability benefits application through a process known as Compassionate Allowances, usually because the applicant is suffering from a severe disability...

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