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FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions


Finances



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For every topic there are FAQ's on Financial Assistance. To view each topic's page, go to the FAQ catalog page and click on the topic of your choice.


National


Financial Education

Credit Counseling

Financial Assistance- for financial assistance for adaptive technology, health care, transportation -go to topics

Income Taxes

Financial Planning

Savings Accounts

Utility Bills


State Listings


Wisconsin


National


Financial Education

Credit Counseling


Financial Assistance


Income Taxes

Q: If I earned income, can I receive money back on my income taxes even though I recieved Social Security or SSI Payments

Q: Where can I find help with my income taxes.

Q: What tax deductions are available for families with family members with disabilities or individuals with disabilities?


Financial Planning


Savings Accounts

The important thing to remember if you wish to keep your SSI benefits and Medicaid that there is an asset limit of $2000. Because having a disability can be expensive for families and individuals, new legislation offers some new tools for people with disabilities to help to pay for disability related expenses.


Utility Bills


State Listings


Wisconsin

Q: How can I contact the Wisconsin Electric Power Company Early Identification Program to apply to a payment program to prevent late charges and disconnection of my utilities?

Q: I live in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. I receive SSI benefits, however, I am having a difficult time financially. How can I find financial assistance?
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