Donations must be to a qualified, tax deductible charity.
Bring in all letters and receipts from the charities.
You may be entitled to an Arizona tax credit along with a federal tax deduction. 
You do not need to itemize to get this credit.

As a donor you may not deduct labor or time, but you can deduct expenses. 

Examples of Qualified Charities

igious organizations
nonprofit schools
nonprofit hospitals
volunteer fire companies
public parks and recreation facilities
federal, state and local governments 
if the contribution is solely for public purposes
public charities 
Salvation Army
Red Cross
United Way
Boy/Girl Scouts
war veterans groups
Examples of Qualified Expenses

aid to evacuees
bargain sales to charity
benefit performances, book samples, films and recordings
charitable travel
church building funds, church dues
foster parent expenses
medical equipment
property donated, rent in excess of fair rental value
tickets donated for resale

Click the links below for more information
on AZ Qualifying Charities and Foster Care Organizations

Popular Tax Credits
Arizona Tax Credit is a school tuition organization which accepts donations for tuition and awards scholarships to children so they can afford to attend an Arizona private school.

Phoenix Children's Hospital
PCH is a 501(c)(3) organization and qualifies for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit.

Military Family Relief Fund
The Arizona Military Family Relief Fund was established by the Arizona legislature in 2007 to provide financial assistance to the families of currently deployed Service Members and post 9/11 Military and Veteran Families for hardships caused by the Service Member's deployment to a combat zone.

Public School Tax Credit
An individual may claim a credit for making contributions or paying fees to a public school for support of extracurricular activities or character education programs. This credit is claimed by the individual taxpayer on Form 322.

AZ 529 Plan

The Arizona Family College Savings Plan is a state sponsored 529 plan designed to provide a parent, grandparent or future student an opportunity to save for educational expenses in a tax-deferred manner.

Non-cash donations to charitable organizations are eligible for deduction based on the actual value of goods donated.
Links to help you determine the value of non-cash contributions such as furniture, appliances, clothing.
Salvation Army Valuation Guide         Contributions Worksheet
All deductions must have a receipt. Any individual contributions over $250 require a letter from the charity.
Extra forms need to be filed for non-cash donations over $500.
A written appraisal is required for items over $5,000.
Cars, boats and planes have different rules.

Phone: 520-868-1040 
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