Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) Annuities Now Payable to Special-Needs Trusts

160217-F-W0523-001Retirees now have the option of having Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuity payments go directly into a special needs trust for a disabled child according to changes to the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2015. This special-needs trust statute only applies to a disabled dependent child, not to disabled spouses.

You can read more about the change and how to find more information by reading the full article from the Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC) at: http://www.afpc.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123469095