Contributions to organizations that provide assistance to Arizona residents receiving TANF, are low income, or are chronically ill or physically disabled are eligible for a special, dollar-for-dollar, credit against Arizona State income tax.
Starting with the 2013 tax year, taxpayers do not have to itemized deductions in order to claim this credit.
The maximum contribution for Single/Married is $200 and $400 respectively.
Qualifying Organizations include:
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East ValleyJewish Free LoanBig Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona
Chandler Gilbert ARC
EMPACT – Suicide Prevention Center, Inc.
Society of St. Vincent De Paul
Edit (12/2/2013) –
Additionally, as written about in this post, when contributions are paid to ‘Qualifying Foster Care Organizations’ such as OCJ Kids, Crisis Family Center, and others, the maximum credit is increased to $400/$800 Single/Married.