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  • Tax Credit Donation Information
    A Great Way to Support Your School

    Taxpayers filing in Arizona have the unique opportunity to redirect a portion of state tax dollars they already pay, to 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 extracurricular program.

    Contributions are to the school of your choice.  Murphy Schools has many extracurricular   activities or programs that can benefit from these funds! Extracurricular activity means any optional, 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.  Trips or events that are recreational, amusement, or tourist activities CANNOT be funded with tax credit money.


    How to Contribute:

    You may download and print the 2015 Tax Credit Form.  Please complete it.



    Murphy  Elementary School District #21,

     2615 W Buckeye Road

     Phoenix, AZ   85009

    Please consider making your tax credit contribution to a

    Murphy Elementary School  District—School



    Who can make a contribution?
    We can accept contributions only from individuals. We cannot accept contributions from businesses or corporations.

    Do I have to have children enrolled in school?
    No - Any Arizona individual paying state income tax can make a tax credit contribution to be used towards extracurricular fees.

    Do I have to live within the District?
    No - Any individual who pays Arizona State income tax can contribute.

    Do I have to donate the full $200 or $400?
    No – But remember, you can take this credit on any tax liability for state income taxes up to $200 on an individual tax return or $400 on a joint return. You may donate up to your $200 or $400 limit in installments during the calendar year or donate it at one time.


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