HOW TO MAKE A SCHOLARSHIP DONATION TO GGA & CLAIM YOUR EDUCATION TAX CREDIT
Businesses and individuals donating to GGA to fund scholarships for low- and middle-income K-12 children in New Hampshire can receive an 85% Education Tax Credit from the State of New Hampshire against business profits tax (BPT), business enterprise tax (BET), and interest and dividends tax (I&D).
Education Tax Credit Applications can be submitted to the NH Department of Revenue are processed on a first-come, first-served basis until the cap in credits is reached. Therefore, businesses and individuals are encouraged to submit the Education Tax Credit Application early in the year and we are happy to assist you. Click here to contact us.
STEP 1. DETERMINE YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND CONTRIBUTION AMOUNT
Estimate your New Hampshire BPT, BET, or I&D liability for the year. Determine the amount of this liability you would like to contribute to GGA.
STEP 2. APPLY
Mail your completed Education Tax Credit Application (Form ED-02) to the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration at:
NH DRA Education Tax Credit
P.O. Box 637
Concord, NH 03302-0637
STEP 3. ONCE APPROVED, SEND CONTRIBUTION TO GGA
Approximately 2-3 weeks after applying, you should receive written approval via mail from the Department of Revenue Administration. Within 60 days of receiving your approval, send your contribution (amount on line 7 of ED-02 application) to:
Giving and Going Alliance
37 Regional Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Note: If you are not eligible for an Education Tax Credit, you can still contribute to the Giving and Going Alliance (a 501c3 nonprofit) by making a federally tax-deductible charitable contribution.
STEP 4. RECEIVE YOUR TAX CREDIT
GGA will send you the Education Tax Credit Scholarship Receipt (ED-03) within 15 days, which you must include with your New Hampshire State Tax Return to receive your tax credit. GGA will use your contribution to assist low-income children with scholarships.
We look forward to partnering this year and for many many years to come to reduce the achievement gap and help New Hampshire children get the education they need.
WHAT BUSINESSES ARE ELIGIBLE?
Any business that pays BPT and/or BET in New Hampshire is eligible to apply for Education Tax Credits. If you are interested in making a donation through your business and receiving an Education Tax Credit, please contact GGA Administrator, Kathy Rago at email@example.com or (603) 393-6500.
WHAT INDIVIDUALS ARE ELIGIBLE?
Any individual who pays I&D tax in New Hampshire is eligible to apply for Education Tax Credits. If you are interested in making a donation and receiving an Education Tax Credit, please contact GGA Administrator, Kathy Rago at firstname.lastname@example.org or (603) 393-6500.