"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!

Theresa's Fun Day!

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Farmingdale Lanes on January 16 to support the Theresa Foundation! We had over 100 bowlers join us, enabling us to raise $2,918! 

22nd Annual Theresa Awards

On May 6th, the Theresa Foundation will be honoring Robert McGuire of Cerebral Palsy Nassau, Elizabethanne Miller Angevine, Esq. of Miller & Angevine and Corey B. Bearak, Esq. of Government & Public Affairs Counsel Corey Bearak for their outstanding efforts in making a difference in our communities.

The monies raised at the Theresa Awards Dinner allows the Foundation to provide music, dance, art and recreation programs at the Theresa Academy of Performing Arts for Children with Special Needs and provides funds to aid similar organizations worldwide.

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Use Caution When Paying Family Caregivers

Trustees of special needs trusts are frequently approached by family members of trust beneficiaries who would like to be paid as caregivers for the beneficiaries.

The Earned Income Tax Credit Could Provide a Tax Refund for People with Disabilities

The Earned Income Tax Credit gives people with disabilities an incentive to file a tax return even if they are not required to do so. 

Most Adults With Special Needs Require Estate Planning Documents

In most cases, people with disabilities have the capacity to create their own estate planning documents, and in some cases it is crucial that they do so.

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A Quick Primer on the Taxation of Social Security Disability (SSDI) Benefits

SSDI payments, like old-age Social Security retirement benefits, can be taxed, depending on the SSDI beneficiary's other income. 

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