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What are ABLE Accounts? Tax Benefits Explained
Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts allow the families of disabled young people to set aside money for their care in a way that earns special tax benefits. ABLE accounts work much like the so-called 529 accounts that families can use to save money for education; in fact, an ABLE account is really a special kind of 529. Read more…

Tax Tips for the Blind
Anyone whose field of vision falls at or below 20 degrees, who wears corrective glasses but whose vision is 20/200 or less in his best eye, or who has no eyesight at all, meets the legal definition of being blind and is eligible for certain tax deductions. Read more…

Guide to Schedule R: Tax Credit for Elderly or Disabled
The Internal Revenue Service extends a special credit to older taxpayers called the Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled. This tax break allows individuals and couples to reduce the amount of their income tax by their allowable credit. While a taxpayer may qualify for a larger credit under this provision, the IRS limits the allowable credit to the amount of income tax due. If your credit exceeds your income tax, you will not be able to receive the excess credit as a refund. Read more…

Tax Tips for the Legally Disabled
Several tax breaks are available for people living with disabilities. These tax breaks aren't always obvious, though. You have to know where to look for them. Read more…

Deducting Medical Expenses for a Major Illness or Injury
TurboTax helps you understand medical expense deductions, HSA and MSA distributions, flexible spending accounts, IRA and 401(k) payouts for medical expenses, and more. Read more…


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