ALL the Tax Credits

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-----> Give the people the power to control their tax dollars!

There are FIVE DIFFERENT TAX CREDITS for individual state tax payers.

Direct your tax dollars to the programs that are meaningful to you. There is no cost to you - you have to pay these taxes anyway.

Give to Caesar what is Caesars, just tell him where to put it! ~Fr. Fred LeClaire, C.M.F.

Read here about all five of the tax credits. Questions can be directed to Beverly at 928-445-3141 or baviles@shcsprescott.com. Remember there are no dumb questions - only dumb taxes! (^_^)

Private Tuition Tax Credit (A.R.S. §43-1089)
  • Max amount you can contribute: $1,067 filing single, $2,134 married.
  • Must contribute to a Student Tuition Organization (STO), not directly to the school.
  • Our choice STO is Catholic Education Arizona as they work with all the Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Phoenix.
  • Deadlines: make your tax credit contribution by Dec. 31 to claim it on your federal 2015 tax return as well as 2015 state return. Or make your contribution until April 15, 2016 and still claim it on your state tax return for 2015 (then put it on your 2016 federal).
  • Forms for filing: AZ Form 323 for the first $534/$1,067 and AZ Form 348 for the rest $533 /$1,067. Must also file AZ Form 301.
  • Click Here - forms for 2015 not yet available.

Resources for more information:

Your Tax Credit dollars are helping 98% of our Sacred Heart Catholic School students this school year:

  • 53% of our students are receiving the maximum amount of support because of high financial need.
  • These are students that would not be able to attend our school without your support.
  • This program works and we are thankful!

Tax Credit Form if you want to mail a check: shcs1pageflyer2.pdf

Tax Credits are CUMMULATIVE!

If you have enough AZ tax liability, you can give in each category of tax credits!

Public Schools Tax Credit
  • Max amount: $200 filing single and $400 married
  • Deadline to contribute: Dec. 31, 2015 (federal & state)
  • Form for filing: AZ 322. Must also file AZ 301.

Resources for more information:

Charitable Tax Credit (A.R.S. §43-1088)
  • Max amount: $200 filing single and $400 married
  • Deadline to contribute: Dec. 31, 2015 (federal & state)
  • Form for filing: AZ 321. Must also file AZ form 301.

Resources for more information:

Foster Care Tax Credit (A.R.S. §43-1088)
  • Max amount: $400* filing single and $800 married****LESS whatever has been paid to the Charitable tax credit
  • Deadline to contribute: Dec. 31, 2015 (federal & state)
  • Form for filing: AZ 321 - 2014 forms combined Foster Care&Charitable.
  • Must also file AZ form 301.

Resources:  See Charitable Tax Credit above. Qualified Organization: Catholic Charities, via Phoenix Offices

Military Family Relief Fund (A.R.S. §43-1086)
  • Max amount: $200 filing single and $400 married
  • Deadline to contribute: Dec. 31, 2015 (federal & state)
  • Form for filing: AZ 340. Must also file AZ form 301.

Resource for information: Dvs.az.gov/how-can-i-help-arizona-military-families

Insurance Companies and S-Corporations can also re-direct tax dollars to Catholic Education Arizona. Please call CEA at 602-218-6542.

These programs work!

Keep your tax dollars in your home town!