Tax Credit Information
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Taxpayers filing in Arizona have the unique opportunity to redirect a portion of state tax dollars they already pay, to support public education.  The credit allows an Arizona taxpayer to contribute $200 per individual tax return or $400 per joint tax return to a school’s extra curricular program. 

- Make a general contribution to Gilbert Public Schools
- Contribute to the school of your choice
- or support your student's extracurricular activities

Remember you don't have to have a child in a Gilbert Public School to participate - let friends and family know how they can support your child's education!

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There are two ways contribute to Gilbert Public Schools.  PLEASE READ THROUGH ALL THE INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE MAKING A PAYMENT:

If you wish to make a general tax credit payment to support Gilbert Public Schools, please use the Tax Credit Donation link below:
  If you are a PARENT intending to make a tax credit payment to support your student's extracurricular activities, please use the    Parent Portal below:
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For general contributions, you can also download and print the Tax Credit Donation Form.  Forms are available for:

Tax Credit Donation Form - Elementary Schools
Tax Credit Donation Form - Secondary Schools

You will then need to complete and mail it or bring it to Gilbert Public Schools Business Services, 140 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296. 

Contributions are to the school of your choice. Gilbert Public Schools has many extracurricular activities or programs that can benefit from these funds!  Extracurricular activity means any optional, noncredit activity that supplements the education program of the school.  Activities such as field trips, after-school enrichment programs, character education, clubs, athletics, visual & performing arts, and in-state or out-of-state trips solely for competitive events can be funded with tax credit money. Please know that this also means that students should not be given "homework" or any graded assignments as a result of the activity. Senior trips or events that are recreational, amusement, or tourist activities CANNOT be funded with tax credit money.

More information regarding the state tax credit can be found at
  1. Tax credit contributions must be postmarked, or electronically submitted by April 15th of each year in order to be applicable for the prior tax year. This gives the tax payer about 3 and half more months to make the contribution as opposed to the previous December 31st deadline. A tax credit receipt will be mailed to you.

Please consider making your tax credit contribution to a Gilbert Public School! Thank you!
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