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Arizona Charitable Tax Credit
The Arizona Charitable Tax Credit (formerly known as the ‘Working Poor Tax Credit’) was established by the Arizona State Legislature to provide services such as medical care, childcare, food, clothing, shelter and basic needs to employed families struggling to make ends meet. To encourage charitable contributions specifically for this fund, the state provides a credit that allows individuals to donate up to $200 to a qualifying organization ($400 for joint filers).
Deadline for qualifying donations: December 31, 2014
*Camp Soaring Eagle is certified with the State of Arizona as a qualifying charitable organization.
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How do I qualify?
If you pay income tax to Arizona, you qualify. If you file your taxes jointly, both spouses can qualify. You no longer need to itemize your tax deductions in order to qualify.
What is the difference between a tax credit and a tax deduction?
A tax credit is applied as a reduction to your final tax bill. In this case, the tax credit comes right off the top of your state tax bill, lowering the amount of money that you must pay. For example, if you qualify and give $200 to assist the working poor, you will pay $200 less in state taxes. A tax deduction, on the other hand, is a reduction in the amount of your income that will be taxed. In addition to the state tax credit, your gift to the working poor can be taken as a deduction on your federal taxes.
Do I qualify for the credit if I do not owe any taxes at year-end?
Assuming you have a state tax liability, the credit reduces it independently from any tax that you may have withheld during the course of the year. If you withheld an amount equal to or greater than your tax liability, the credit will increase your state tax refund.
How do I file for the credit?
You or your accountant report the name of the Qualifying Charitable Organization (Camp Soaring Eagle) you donated to as well as the dollar amount of your donation to the Department of Revenue on Form 321.
for further information visit: AZ.GOV
Since Camp Soaring Eagle does not provide tax advice, please contact your tax advisor if you have any questions about the AZ Charitable tax credit.
Support our campers on a monthly recurring basis.
If you would like to donate directly with a check please make it payable to Camp Soaring Eagle Foundation and mail it to:
Camp Soaring Eagle Foundation
8418 East Shea Boulevard, Suite 100
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
Camp Soaring Eagle is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. To view our IRS Determination Letter click here
Call 480.253.9924 to speak with a Development Officer or for more ways of giving, Click Here.
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Many companies match the charitable gifts of their employees. To find out if your company has a Matching Gifts program, contact your human resources department.
You can make a contribution in memory of a loved one or in honor of a birthday or special occasion. If your gift is a tribute to someone you know, please include a note telling us the name and address of the individual or family member whom you wish us to notify of your thoughtfulness (the donation amount will not be given to the honoree).
Gifts of Securities:
Gifts of securities are a great way to support Camp Soaring Eagle while providing you with a tax deduction for the current, full market value of the securities. There are three main types of securities that can be donated to the Camp: publicly traded stock in a corporation, shares in a mutual fund or bonds. Please be advised that it is the policy of Camp Soaring Eagle to sell the securities immediately upon transfer. If you would like more information on making a gift of securities or if you need transfer instructions, please contact our office.
Afghans and Quilts:
All of the children who come to Camp Soaring Eagle sleep in a bed covered with a hand-made quilt and leave with their own hand-made blanket to remind them daily of their special time at Camp.
- The quilts should be patchwork quilts that are made from cotton or flannelette.
- We have no specific design requirements… you can be as creative as you like!
- The quilts should be twin sized or approximately 60 inches by 80 inches.
- The quilts should be machine washable.
- The Afghans should be knitted or crocheted with bright, cheerful colors!
- We have no specific design requirements, you can be as creative as you like!
- The afghans should be 35-40 inches wide by 45-50 inches long.
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