Currently, there are several special Arizona Tax Credit Contribution Programs with new increased limits available for 2021 which should be strongly considered in your annual tax planning. Each of these programs provide a “dollar-for-dollar” Arizona tax credit, meaning that your tax liability is reduced dollar-for-dollar by the amount of your contribution (not to exceed the amount of your Arizona tax liability) for year 2021.

The following chart explains the maximum credits available.


2021 Arizona Tax Credits

Maximum Credit


Married Filing Joint

Public Schools Credit



Private School Tuition Credits



Credit for Qualifying Charitable Organizations



Credit for Qualifying Foster Care Charitable Organizations



Military Family Relief Fund



Total Potential Credits



Special rules apply to individuals who are Married Filing Separate. Your tax credit may be limited to 50% of the donation. Please consult your tax advisor.

For a full list of qualifying organizations, go to

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