Special Needs Newsletter

February 2021

Courtesy of
Michael Beloff, CFP®, ChSNC®

Four Questions to Help You Choose the Right Professional Trustee for Your Special Needs Trust

Not every potential trustee provides the best services for trusts designed for children with special needs. Here are some questions to ask while searching for the right one for your new trust.


Latest Pandemic Relief Law Largely Ignores Needs of People with Disabilities

The $900 billion Covid-19 pandemic relief package, signed into law on December 27, 2020, contains almost no funding for programs specific to people with disabilities.


President Biden Issues Executive Order to Help Those Who Don’t File Taxes Obtain Relief Payments

As many as eight million eligible citizens may not have received their second Covid relief checks, primarily because their income is so low that they have not been required to file tax returns.


Amtrak Agrees to Make Its Stations More Accessible to People with Disabilities

The nation’s largest passenger rail network has reached an agreement with the Department of Justice to finally bring its services into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.