Through Georgia's Education Expense Credit, the GOAL Scholarship Program allows taxpayers to play a vital role in improving K-12 educational opportunities. This is a win-win-win for taxpayer donors, scholarship recipients, and our school community. This valuable Georgia law has been provided to us by our state legislators. In 2018, the Georgia legislature nearly doubled the available tax credits, alleviating the "oversubscription" problem of past years.

On January 2, 2019, GOAL successfully submitted its largest number of applications to the Georgia Department of Revenue ("DOR"). All participants will be contacted as soon as the DOR informs GOAL that all 2019 tax credit requests have been approved.

Tax Credit MAXIMUMS 

Georgia GOAL will continue to submit any tax credit applications that come through its website until they are notified that the 2019 cap has been reached! 

    Single individual or head of household – up to $1,000
    Married couple filing a joint return – up to $2,500
    Married couple filing a separate return – up to $1,250
    S corporation shareholder, LLC member, or partnership partner – up to $10,000
    C corporation or Trust – up to 75% of annual Georgia income tax liability

How to Contribute

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1. Apply June - December 2019

Starting June 2019, GOAL will begin accepting applications for 2020 education tax credits.

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2. GOAL Submits to DOR

On the first business day of January 2020, Georgia GOAL submits your application to the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR).

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3. Approved to Contribute

GOAL and DOR notify you of tax credit approval and amount in early January 2020.

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4. Make Payment

Pay Georgia GOAL by check or credit card within 60 days of DOR approval (mid-March 2020).

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5. You Take the Credit

In May, GOAL will send you a Form IT-QEE-SSO1 (tax receipt) for claiming the credit on your 2020 Georgia income tax return (Note: you will take the credit when you file your 2020 taxes in April of 2021).

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GA Goal Helps Students

“The Georgia GOAL program has been a blessing to our family. It has given us the opportunity to have our daughter learn in a Christ-centered environment. As a result, she is growing to be a kind, loving, considerate, and compassionate young lady whom we love and admire. She is striving to be the best she can be and is maintaining a 4.0 GPA. We feel very blessed. Thank you!”

- A Grateful GOAL Parent

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Cindy Gibbs
Assistant Director of Development