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(1) The board shall furnish, without charge, to each account owner an annual statement of the following:
(a) The amount contributed by the account owner under the participation agreement;
(b) The annual earnings and accumulated earnings on the ABLE account; and
(c) Any other terms and conditions that the board deems by rule is necessary or appropriate, including those necessary to conform the savings trust account with the requirements of Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or other applicable federal law or regulations.
(2) The board shall furnish an additional statement complying with subsection (1) to an account owner or beneficiary on written request. The board may charge a reasonable fee for each statement furnished under this subsection.
(3)(a) On or before November 1, 2018, the board shall prepare a report on the status of the establishment of the Mississippi ABLE Program. The report must also include, if warranted, recommendations for statutory changes to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the program. The board shall submit copies of the report to the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the State Treasurer and to the Executive Director of the Department of Rehabilitation Services.
(b) The board, in its discretion as to frequency, shall cause to be prepared annual reports setting forth in appropriate detail an accounting of the funds and a description of the financial condition of the program, which shall be submitted no later than ninety (90) days after the end of each fiscal year. Such report shall be submitted to the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the State Treasurer and to the Executive Director of the Department of Rehabilitation Services. The accounts of the fund shall be subject to annual audits by the State Auditor or his designee.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 43. Public Welfare § 43-28-19. Annual statements furnished to account owners; additional statements upon request; reporting requirements - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-43-public-welfare/ms-code-sect-43-28-19/
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