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Arizona Tax Credit Info

Click here to find out about the $200/individual or $400/joint Arizona tax credit for field trip participants! Instead of sending your tax money to Phoenix, you can use it to pay for your childu2019s educational field trip! Arizona allows individual state income taxpayers to receive a TAX CREDIT of up to $400 for contributions made to public schools which support extracurricular activities! Married couples may claim a combined total of $400 when filing jointly. Single people may claim a total of $200. The credit can be claimed on personal income taxes only. The TAX CREDIT is available to all taxpayers whether or not they have children in the public schools. To pay for the field trip, write a check to the school of your choice. Send your check to the school or the district office or deliver the check to your school directly. DO NOT write your check to a teacher, classroom, program, activity, or the school district. Indicate on the memo line of your check what field trip you are taking. You will be provided a receipt verifying that you have contributed to an eligible activity. Next spring, simply claim your tax credit of up to $400 for married couples filing jointly or $200 for individuals on your state income tax return. For more information log on to: Arizona Tax Credit Info A tax deduction allows you to subtract the amount of a contribution from the amount of your taxable income. If you work in the state of Arizona and pay state taxes, the tax credit will save you dollar for dollar up to $400 for married couples filing jointly or up to $200 for individuals. A tax credit is subtracted from the amount of taxes you owe.