TAX CREDIT DONATION
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 $400.00 per joint tax return to a school's extracurricular program.
Contributions are to the school of your choice. Murphy Elementary Schools has many extracurricular actitivies or programs that can benefit from these funds! Extracurricular activity means only optional activity that supplements the education program of the school. Activities such as field trips, after-school enrichment programs, character education, clubs, athletics, visual and 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 2017 Tax Credit Form. Please click on the link below, complete it and mail the form to:
Murphy Elementary School District #21
2615 W Buckeye Road
Phoenix, AZ 85009
Please consider making your tax credit contribution to any of our schools:
Alfred F. Garcia Elementary School * Jack L. Kuban Elementary School
Arthur M. Hamilton Elementary School * W.R. Sullivan Elementary School
COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who can make a contribution?
We accept contributions only from individuals. We cannot accept contributions from businesses or corporations.
Do I need to have children enrolled in school in order to contribute?
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 and income taxes up to $200 on an individual tax return or $400 on a joint return. You may donate up to $200 or $400 limit in installments during the calendar year or donate it at one time.