Get a dollar for dollar Arizona tax credit
We invite you to be a part of the ‘magic’ of foster care by supporting foster, adoptive and kinship families through the Arizona Association for Foster and Adoptive Parents. We are a foster care qualifying organization, and your donation of up to $1,000 for a couple filing jointly or $500 for a single tax filer, may qualify for the Arizona Foster Care Qualifying Organization Tax Credit.
Do you need a copy of Arizona form 321 “Credit for Contributions to Arizona Foster Care Qualifying Organization Tax Credit.” to include with your tax return? Click on the button button to download Arizona form 321.
How do I file for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit?
Use Arizona Form 321, “Credit for Contributions to Qualifying Charitable Organizations” to claim your tax credit.
What is the deadline for contributing?
The deadline for making a donation that would apply to this year’s taxes is April 17th of next year.
Can I use the Charitable Tax Credit on my Federal Income Tax Returns?
The Charitable Tax Credit may be applied to your Arizona State income tax. You may also qualify for a federal tax deduction for the amount donated.
What is the Arizona Foster Care Qualifying Organization Tax Credit?
Arizona Foster Care Qualifying Organization Tax Credit amounts eligible for credit: $500 for single filers/ $1000 for joint.
What is a dollar for dollar Tax Credit?
According to the IRS, Tax credits provide a dollar-for dollar reduction of your income tax liability. This means that a $1,000 tax credit saves you $1,000 in taxes. On the other hand, tax deductions lower your taxable income and they are equal to the percentage of your marginal tax bracket.
What is AZ Tax Credit?
With the Arizona State Tax Credit program, when you make a donation to an eligible organization you receive a dollar-for-dollar credit against Arizona state taxes owed. These donations count as charitable contributions and may be deducted on your federal return if you itemize your deductions.
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