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Arizona residents, did you know you can help children and families with your state tax dollars?
The Arizona Foster Care Tax Credit allows you to give up to $526 (individual taxpayer) or $1051
(couples filing jointly) and receive a dollar for dollar credit against your state tax liability. Rather than
ride for our organization, let your tax credit dollars make a huge impact!

GAP cares for 270 foster children and teens each year, and provides programs to strengthen their families so they can be
successfully reunited when possible. But we want to do more than just meet the needs of these precious children. It is our
desire and goal to break generational cycles of poverty and abuse.

This is accomplished through programs like our GAP Kitchen, preparing 1000 meals weekly for low-income children and
others, the Community Warehouse, providing food and basic needs items to thousands of struggling families in our
community, and Career+, helping individuals find good paying jobs to provide for their families.

Double Your Impact

Give the Foster Care & Charitable Tax Credits.

Foster Care Tax Credit

QFCO10020

The maximum for 2023:$526 (single) $1,051 (couples)

The maximum for 2024:$587 (single) $1,173 (couples)

Charitable Tax Credit

QCO20124

The maximum for 2023:$421 (single) $841 (couples)

The maximum for 2024:$470 (single) $938 (couples)

Credit for Contributions to Qualifying 
Foster Care Charitable Organizations

The maximum QFCO credit donation amount for 2023:$526 single, married filing separate or head of household; $1,051 married filing joint.

The maximum QFCO credit donation amount for 2024:$587 single, married filing separate or head of household; $1,173 married filing joint.

Arizona law allows QFCO donations made during 2023 or donations made from January 1, 2024 through April 15, 2024 to be claimed on the 2023 Arizona income tax return. The tax credit is claimed on Form 352.

Credit for Contributions to Qualifying
Charitable Organizations

The maximum QCO credit donation amount for 2023:$421 single, married filing separate or head of household; $841 married filing joint.

The maximum QCO credit donation amount for 2024:$470 single, married filing separate or head of household; $938 married filing joint.

Arizona law allows QCO donations made during 2023 or donations made from January 1, 2024 through April 15, 2024 to be claimed on the 2023 Arizona income tax return. The tax credit is claimed on Form 321.

Did You Know?

Reduces What You Owe

The Foster Care tax credit and the Charitable Tax credit reduce what you would normally owe in Arizona state taxes. You may give to both tax credits, as well as the Private School Tuition tax credit and Public School tax credit. More information is at https://azdor.gov/tax-credits/credits-contributions-qcos-and-qfcos

No Need to Itemize

For your Arizona State Income Taxes, you do not have to itemize deductions to claim a credit for contributions to GAP Ministries or Miracle Center.

Several Tax Credits Eligible

Taxpayers may utilize several tax credits each year: Foster Care, Private School, Charitable Organizations and  Public School.

Review Your State Tax Liability

Look at last year’s state tax return to see what your state tax liability was. That is the amount that you may give as a tax credit at no cost to you! If your situation hasn’t changed, the amount should be similar. On Form 140 its line #46, 140EZ line#9, and 140A line #21.

How your Foster Care and Charitable Tax Credit Changes Lives. 

89c of every dollar goes directly to programs helping children and individuals in need

Housing Foster Children

Over 255 Children and Teens are lovingly cared for annually by GAP. 

Healing Families

Individuals are helped with addiction recovery, job training, assistance with basic needs, and programs to reconcile and heal families.

Training

Youth aging out of foster care & individuals needing a second chance and learn skills leading to good jobs. 

Prevention

Providing food and basic need items to thousands of local children and families that would otherwise go hungry.

Why not give your Foster Care and Charitable Tax Credits through easy monthly payments?

GAP Ministries: Make 12 monthly payments starting January 1 of just $97.75 for the new $1173 Tax Credit (couples) or $48.92 for the new $587 Credit (singles). Or choose any amount that is right for you. When GAP receives your last payment in December you will receive your Tax Credit donation receipt. QFCO Code:10020

Miracle Center: Make 12 monthly payments starting January 1 of just $78.17 for the new $938 Tax Credit (couples) or $39.17 for the new $470 Credit (singles). Or choose any amount that is right for you. When Miracle Center receives your last payment in December you will receive your Tax Credit donation receipt. QCO Code:20124

Monthly giving makes it easier on your wallet and it helps us better budget throughout the year. Monthly tax credit payments are a win/win!

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