Tax Credit Donations as easy as 1-2-3

  • Donate to any qualified organization or school in Arizona.
  • 100% of the donation passes through to the organization or school you choose.
See How It Works
1
Step 1
Determine your desired donation amount.
Step 1
Determine your desired donation amount.

Donate your entire Arizona tax liability to the various categories.  Consult your tax professional or tax software to learn how much you can donate.

2
Step 2
Choose a category, then organization.
Step 2
Choose a category, then organization.

There are 4 categories each with different donation limits.   Start with one and continue to make donations until your goal is met.

3
Step 3
Take the credit when filing your Arizona taxes.
Step 3
Take the credit when filing your Arizona taxes.

Give the receipt to your tax professional or use it when filing your Arizona state tax forms.

1-2-3 Steps

Choose a Category, then Organization.

  • Each category has a different maximum contribution amount.
  • You can donate to multiple categories.
  • Once you pick your category, you can select an organization or school.
  • Continue to make donations until your total donation goal is met.
Private School
Maximum Contributions:
$2,609
Married filing jointly
$1,307
Filing single
Select a school
Qualified Charitable Organization
Maximum Contributions:
$841
Married filing jointly
$421
Filing single
Select a QCO
Qualified Foster Care Organization
Maximum Contributions:
$1,051
Married filing jointly
$526
Filing single
Select a QFCO
Public & Charter School
Maximum Contributions:
$400
Married filing jointly
$200
Filing single
Select a school

Donation Hotline

Tax credit donations don’t have to be confusing.

“Know you’re doing it right” – Our team of advisors are here to help you make impactful donations that align with your values, answer your questions, or assist if you prefer to make your donation over the phone.  You can email us or speak to a human at our ‘Donation Hotline’:

(480) 865-8081
info@aztaxcreditfunds.com

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the donation deadline?

Donations should be completed by April 15th, 2024, to qualify for a 2023 tax credit.

Is it possible to support multiple organizations in a category?

 You can donate to more than one organization within a category. However, please keep in mind that there’s a limit to how much you can claim as a tax credit within each category. Therefore, if you decide to contribute to multiple organizations, ensure that the total donation amount remains below the limit for that category.

Will I get a receipt?

You’ll receive receipts from the organizations you’ve donated to. Furthermore, AZ TAX CREDIT FUNDS will email you a comprehensive donation summary, including all the essential information for your tax advisor.

How do I request a summary?

It’s simple. To receive your donation summary again, just send a request to info@aztaxcreditfunds.com , and we’ll be happy to assist.

Do you work with every private school?

Yes, every private school in Arizona that educates children from grades K-12 is eligible to receive tax credit donations through our platform.
Click here to view a complete list of Arizona Private Schools

Can I direct funds to a specific student?

Certainly. You have the option to recommend a specific student to receive your donation. To ensure the funds are awarded, the student must have an active application with Arizona Tuition Connection and be enrolled in a K-12 private school.

Why does my private school donation receipt come from Arizona Tuition Connection?

Your receipt states that the donation was directed to Arizona Tuition Connection because according to AZ legal requirements, private school tax credit donations must be made directly to a School Tuition Organization (STO) before being awarded to schools or students. Arizona Tuition Connection is the designated STO donations are made through to ensure they qualify for the tax credit.

Where can I find the school code?

Private schools do not have a school code. Instead of a school code, tax forms 323 and 348 require the School Tuition Organization’s name and address, which are available on your donation summary and provided here below:

Arizona Tuition Connection
11445 E Via Linda  Suite 2-145
Scottsdale, AZ 85159

What if I can’t find the organization I want to support?

Not all nonprofits are eligible to receive tax credit donations. Only nonprofits approved by the Department of Revenue are qualified to accept them. In addition, organizations must be reapproved on a regular basis, so sometimes organizations go on and off the approved list. If you’re unsure whether the organization you wish to support qualifies for tax credit donations, please reach out to us for assistance.

Where can I locate the 5-digit qualifying charity code?

You can find the required 5-digit codes for tax form 321 on the donation summary provided to you upon completing your donation.

What can these tax credits be used for?

Services that meet immediate basic needs.

  • Cash assistance
  • Medical care
  • Childcare
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Shelter
  • Job placement
  • Job training services
  • Any other reasonably necessary support to meet immediate basic needs

What if I can’t find the organization I want to support?

Not all foster care organizations are eligible to receive tax credit donations. Only organizations approved by the Department of Revenue are qualified to accept them. In addition, organizations must be reapproved on a regular basis, so sometimes organizations go on and off the approved list. If you’re unsure whether the organization you wish to support qualifies for tax credit donations, please reach out to us for assistance.

Where can I locate the 5-digit qualifying foster care charity code?

You can find the required 5-digit codes for tax form 352 on the donation summary provided to you upon completing your donation.

What can these tax credits be used for?

Services that meet immediate basic needs.

  • Cash assistance
  • Medical care
  • Behavioral health services 
  • Childcare
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Job placement
  • Job training services
  • Character education programs
  • Workforce development programs
  • Secondary education student retention programs 
  • Housing or financial literacy services
  • Or any other reasonably necessary support to meet immediate basic needs or provide normalcy.

What if I can’t find the public school I’m looking for?

Although all public schools are eligible to receive tax credit donations, not every school has registered with us to accept donations through our platform. The list of organizations on our site reflects those that are currently available for donations. If the school you want to support is not listed, you should visit the school’s official website to make your donation directly.

Can I donate to a specific program or child at the school?

Each district/school has its own rules on the programs these donations can be used for. You can donate to a school’s general funds or the programs they allow.

Are charter schools qualified?

Absolutely. Charter schools are eligible for the public school tax credit program.

What can these tax credit donations be used for?

These donations can be used to support a wide range of initiatives within schools and school districts.

In general, these are the overall programs.

  •         Extracurricular Activities 
  •         Character Education 
  •         Standardized Testing and Fees 
  •         Career and Technical Education Assessment 
  •         Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training 
  •         Capital Items (restrictions apply)
  •         Community School Meal Programs 
  •         Students Consumable Healthcare Supplies
  •         Playground equipment and shade structures for playground equipment

Doesn’t the law mandate donations go directly to public/charter schools?

The law stipulates that donations must be directed to the school. Through this site, you are making donations directly to the school, with the donations being deposited directly into the school’s accounts. This information will be clearly indicated on your donation summary.

Where can I find the CTDS code I need for my taxes?

The CTDS is a nine (9) digit number that the Arizona Department of Education uses to identify Arizona public and charter schools.  This code will used on form 322. It will be on the donation summary you receive upon completion of your donation.

(If  you prefer, the list from the Department of Revenue can be found here:  PUBLICATION_ADESchoolListing.pdf (azdor.gov))

General

When is the donation deadline?

Donations should be completed by April 15th, 2024, to qualify for a 2023 tax credit.

Is it possible to support multiple organizations in a category?

 You can donate to more than one organization within a category. However, please keep in mind that there’s a limit to how much you can claim as a tax credit within each category. Therefore, if you decide to contribute to multiple organizations, ensure that the total donation amount remains below the limit for that category.

Will I get a receipt?

You’ll receive receipts from the organizations you’ve donated to. Furthermore, AZ TAX CREDIT FUNDS will email you a comprehensive donation summary, including all the essential information for your tax advisor.

How do I request a summary?

It’s simple. To receive your donation summary again, just send a request to info@aztaxcreditfunds.com , and we’ll be happy to assist.

Private school

Do you work with every private school?

Yes, every private school in Arizona that educates children from grades K-12 is eligible to receive tax credit donations through our platform.
Click here to view a complete list of Arizona Private Schools

Can I direct funds to a specific student?

Certainly. You have the option to recommend a specific student to receive your donation. To ensure the funds are awarded, the student must have an active application with Arizona Tuition Connection and be enrolled in a K-12 private school.

Why does my private school donation receipt come from Arizona Tuition Connection?

Your receipt states that the donation was directed to Arizona Tuition Connection because according to AZ legal requirements, private school tax credit donations must be made directly to a School Tuition Organization (STO) before being awarded to schools or students. Arizona Tuition Connection is the designated STO donations are made through to ensure they qualify for the tax credit.

Where can I find the school code?

Private schools do not have a school code. Instead of a school code, tax forms 323 and 348 require the School Tuition Organization’s name and address, which are available on your donation summary and provided here below:

Arizona Tuition Connection
11445 E Via Linda  Suite 2-145
Scottsdale, AZ 85159

Charitable Organization

What if I can’t find the organization I want to support?

Not all nonprofits are eligible to receive tax credit donations. Only nonprofits approved by the Department of Revenue are qualified to accept them. In addition, organizations must be reapproved on a regular basis, so sometimes organizations go on and off the approved list. If you’re unsure whether the organization you wish to support qualifies for tax credit donations, please reach out to us for assistance.

Where can I locate the 5-digit qualifying charity code?

You can find the required 5-digit codes for tax form 321 on the donation summary provided to you upon completing your donation.

What can these tax credits be used for?

Services that meet immediate basic needs.

  • Cash assistance
  • Medical care
  • Childcare
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Shelter
  • Job placement
  • Job training services
  • Any other reasonably necessary support to meet immediate basic needs
Foster Care Organization

What if I can’t find the organization I want to support?

Not all foster care organizations are eligible to receive tax credit donations. Only organizations approved by the Department of Revenue are qualified to accept them. In addition, organizations must be reapproved on a regular basis, so sometimes organizations go on and off the approved list. If you’re unsure whether the organization you wish to support qualifies for tax credit donations, please reach out to us for assistance.

Where can I locate the 5-digit qualifying foster care charity code?

You can find the required 5-digit codes for tax form 352 on the donation summary provided to you upon completing your donation.

What can these tax credits be used for?

Services that meet immediate basic needs.

  • Cash assistance
  • Medical care
  • Behavioral health services 
  • Childcare
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Job placement
  • Job training services
  • Character education programs
  • Workforce development programs
  • Secondary education student retention programs 
  • Housing or financial literacy services
  • Or any other reasonably necessary support to meet immediate basic needs or provide normalcy.
Public School

What if I can’t find the public school I’m looking for?

Although all public schools are eligible to receive tax credit donations, not every school has registered with us to accept donations through our platform. The list of organizations on our site reflects those that are currently available for donations. If the school you want to support is not listed, you should visit the school’s official website to make your donation directly.

Can I donate to a specific program or child at the school?

Each district/school has its own rules on the programs these donations can be used for. You can donate to a school’s general funds or the programs they allow.

Are charter schools qualified?

Absolutely. Charter schools are eligible for the public school tax credit program.

What can these tax credit donations be used for?

These donations can be used to support a wide range of initiatives within schools and school districts.

In general, these are the overall programs.

  •         Extracurricular Activities 
  •         Character Education 
  •         Standardized Testing and Fees 
  •         Career and Technical Education Assessment 
  •         Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training 
  •         Capital Items (restrictions apply)
  •         Community School Meal Programs 
  •         Students Consumable Healthcare Supplies
  •         Playground equipment and shade structures for playground equipment

Doesn’t the law mandate donations go directly to public/charter schools?

The law stipulates that donations must be directed to the school. Through this site, you are making donations directly to the school, with the donations being deposited directly into the school’s accounts. This information will be clearly indicated on your donation summary.

Where can I find the CTDS code I need for my taxes?

The CTDS is a nine (9) digit number that the Arizona Department of Education uses to identify Arizona public and charter schools.  This code will used on form 322. It will be on the donation summary you receive upon completion of your donation.

(If  you prefer, the list from the Department of Revenue can be found here:  PUBLICATION_ADESchoolListing.pdf (azdor.gov))