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What Is Needed To Create An ABLE Account?

There are only five states currently that have the ABLE account operational: Michigan, Florida, Tennessee, Ohio and Nebraska. Other states will be added over the next several months, but those are the only five that exist as of now. More are expected shortly.

For those in Michigan wanting to set up an ABLE account, they can navigate to the Michigan ABLE website or type in MIABLE, which will bring up the documentation needed to get an ABLE account started.

Other Things To Know Regarding The Michigan ABLE Account

In Michigan, one helpful fact to know is that although contributions to an ABLE account are not federally tax-deductible, they are, however, tax-deductible for the purposes of Michigan income tax. So in the State of Michigan, your contributions to an ABLE account are tax-deductible for state income tax purposes.

Establishing Disability Before The 26th Birthday Of The Specially-Challenged Individual

You should know that the disability must have been documented prior to the 26th birthday of the beneficiary. In other words, you have to establish the disability prior to the 26th birthday of the specially-challenged individual for whom you are opening the account or contributing to it. This is mandatory.

If the individual is already receiving SSI or Social Security Disability Insurance prior to age 26, there is no need for any further documentation. It is presumed that the disability arose prior to the individual’s 26th birthday. However, if the individual is older than 26 and is not receiving SSI or SSDI, it will be necessary to document that the disability arose prior to the 26th birthday, and this would be through either a treating physician, hospital records, clinic records or school records.

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Dear Sir/Madam. I am sending this letter to thank you for the referral of my Social Security and Workers’ Compensation problem to Mr. Clifford Weisberg. After he reviewed my paper, he was able to determine that I have been underpaid Social Security not only for myself but also for my wife and children for the last year and a half. After our office interview and preparation of a letter which I delivered to Social Security, I received checks for myself and my family that totaled nearly $5000. In addition, my monthly benefits have increased by $331 a month. I can only say that it was the best $1500 I have ever spent. Again, thank you on behalf of myself and my family. I would like to add that Mr. Weisberg impressed both my wife and me with his professionalism and his sincere concern for our problem. We both felt very comfortable with him and would not hesitate in recommending him to anyone.

Erik
3/6/19

He made me feel like I was the only person he was working with

I recently went to a Social Security Counseling training with Cliff Weisberg as the speaker. He was SUPER knowledgeable and provided a great and entertaining training experience where I learned a great deal. I was in the middle of assisting one of my patients with some insurance issues and he took the time to speak with me during a break in the training. He asked me to call him the next day. I did and was SUPER helpful. He made me feel like I was the only person he was working with. He looked up information for me and got back to me same day! He is a wonderful resource and I would definitely recommend his services to any of those needing help. He is very open and welcoming. I really believe he cares for his clients and puts their needs first. You don't see that a lot with lawyers!

Jennifer Tardiff
6/5/17

You all gave 110%

Dear Mr. Weisberg and staff. Thank you for all your time and work. You all gave 110%. We will always be grateful. Thanks.

Brian
6/5/19