Friday, November 24, 2017

The Impact of Proposed Tax Code Changes on the Deaf

Congress is looking at ways to change the tax code and the bill currently before the House would impact the Deaf Community in several ways. Among the things that would no longer be tax deductible: the cost of buying, training and maintaining a service animal and improvements to a property rented by a person with a disability, such as special lighting. Another provision "would reduce the progress made over the last few decades to improve public access for people with disabilities." Read more here.