Arizona taxpayers can change the lives of homeless families through a donation to House of Refuge as a Qualifying Charitable Organization (QCO) until Tuesday, April 17, 2018* and receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit against your 2017 state tax liability.

The limits for 2017 Qualifying Charitable Organization Tax Credti allow for up to $400 for single filers and up to $800 for married, filing jointly.

You Can Decide Where a Portion of Your AZ State Income Tax is Spent

The process is very easy:

Decide on the amount to donate to House of Refuge. Eligible taxpayers can donate up to $800 if married, filing jointly, or $400 if filing single as head of household.

Please note: You do not have to wait until the end of the year to donate towards this tax credit. Also, you do not have to give the entire amount at once…you can choose to break it into smaller donations throughout the year.

ONLINE: Click the “DONATE NOW” icon.

Complete your generous donation and click “SUBMIT.” you will receive an emailed receipt within minutes.

MAIL IN: Remit check to House of Refuge, 6935 E. Williams Field Road, Mesa, AZ, 85212 Please be sure to write “AZ Charitable Tax Credit” on the Memo Line.

Ensure House of Refuge has your name, mailing address or e-mail address, and telephone number to receive a written receipt of your gift for your tax records.

Remember, the Credit for Donations made to Qualifying Charitable Organizations is separate from other Arizona tax credits such as the School Tax Credit and the Qualifying Foster Care Charitable Organization Tax Credit. You may be eligible to donate to all within the same tax year.

For more information on the Credit for Donations made to Qualifying Charitable Organizations, please go to the Arizona Department of Revenue website http://www.azdor.gov/About/FAQs/CharitableTaxCredit.aspx, or obtain advice through your personal accountant.