5 Quick Facts
about the Charitable Tax Credit for Qualifying Organizations
JFCS is a qualifying organization to receive your Charitable Tax Credit donation of up to $800/couple or $400/individual. We do not accept the Foster Care Tax Credit.
It costs you Nothing! Tax credits reduce your taxes dollar-for-dollar as a credit (not a deduction). In other words, a donation of up to $800 to JFCS ends up costing you NOTHING,
because it will be applied as a credit on your state tax return.
New in 2016 Couples filing jointly can now give any amount up to $800 maximum (individuals can give up to $400). Any donation amount up to the maximum is
Also new: the deadline to give is now April 15, 2017 for tax year 2016.
Anyone who files income taxes in Arizona can claim the credit, simply by making a contribution to JFCS! You do not need to itemize.
Take multiple tax credits
In the same year, you may take advantage of multiple tax credits: the Charitable Tax Credit, Public School Tax Credit, Private School Tuition Credit, the Foster
Care Credit, and more.
Make your donation to JFCS online or mail us a check. Either way, we will send you a receipt. At the time you or your accountant file your taxes, list JFCS
as your charitable organization, and the dollar amount of your donation on the
AZ Tax Form 321.