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Calls to Action


October 15, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service has held a public hearing on the proposed ABLE regulations. The hearing provided an opportunity for disability community advocates, college savings plan administrators, and others to meet with Treasury Department officials and present their views on the rules.

July 08, 2015

The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), Autism Speaks, and National Disability Institute (NDI) are very pleased that the U.S. Department of the Treasury timely issued proposed regulations for the Stephen Beck, Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 (ABLE Act).

March 11, 2015

The IRS has issued guidance assuring transition relief to states creating savings accounts made possible by The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE) enacted at the federal level last year. ABLE accounts, modeled after 529 college savings plans, allow families to set aside funds in tax-preferred accounts for disability-related expenses.