Program Name: INvestABLE Indiana
Program Manager: Ascensus
Program Investment Institution: BlackRock, Schwab and Vanguard
Program Website: INvestABLE Indiana
Total Annual Contribution Limit: $14,000
Account Limit: $450,000
Additional Information: SB 11 passed the Senate on 2/18/2016, the House on 3/9/2016, and was signed into law on 3/21/2016. SB 184 was introduced and referred to committee on 1/6/16. HB 1407 was introduced and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means on 2/17/16.
If your state has not yet passed ABLE legislation allowing for the development of an ABLE program, we encourage you to contact your state legislator to inform them about the program’s benefits. It is important that your state legislator understands that passing ABLE legislation allows individuals with disabilities in their state to save for their future, a near impossible task prior to this law. For more information on how to find and contact your state legislator, please click on the link below.
Program at a Glance
- What is the total annual contribution limit? $14,000
- Does this program offer enrollment to out of state residents? Yes.
- Is there a state income tax deduction or credit for contributions made into accounts opened in this state by state residents? If so, how much? No.
- Who is the program administrator? Indiana Achieving a Better Life Experience Authority
- Is there an initial minimum contribution requirement to open an ABLE account? If so, how much? Yes. $25
- Is there an annual set fee to maintain the account? If so, how much? Yes. The current account maintenance fee is $45 annually, payable at $11.25 quarterly if you choose electronic delivery for statements. With paper statements, the fee is $60 annually, payable at $15 quarterly.
- Is there a required minimum contribution to your account? If so, what is the amount? No.
- Are there fees or restrictions to the number of disbursement you are allowed? If so, what are they? No.
- Can I roll over my ABLE account to another ABLE program? If so, what is the fee to do so? Yes. There are currently no fees associated with rolling over your ABLE account from one ABLE program to another ABLE program.
- Is there a “debit card/purchasing card” available with the program? If so, what is the added cost? Yes. A $2.00 monthly fee is associated with utilizing the debit card option, however the fee can be waived with an average daily balance over $250 or if enrolled in electronic statement delivery at Fifth Third Bank.
- Who is the investment manager? BlackRock, Schwab, Vanguard and for high-yield savings Sallie Mae
- How many investment options are associated with the program? There are six investment options available.
- Do those investment options vary in risk? Yes. These investment options range from conservative to aggressive with varying levels of risk, based on the risks of the underlying component investments.
- Is there a fee associated with the investment choices? If so, how much? Yes. Depending on the investment choices, the total fees range from 0.34% - 0.37%.