Is there a cost to apply?

Absolutely not.  …

Who should apply?

No matter what a family's income, anyone who has a child attending a private school in Arizona should take advantage of this tax scholarship program. Arizona Tuition Connection does not have some …

Are there any students who are not eligible to receive an STO scholarship?

  There are 4 scholarships available through this tax credit program.   Although many students are not eligible to receive every scholarship we offer, any student enrolled in private school i…

What are the application deadlines?

We don't have any application deadlines.       State law requires a new scholarship award for each school year.  We do need a current application for the school ye…

What are the different types of scholarships?

There are currently three types of scholarships that Arizona Tuition Connection provides.  Each of which are funded by three different tax credits:  (At this time we do not have the 4th scho…

What factors are considered when making scholarship awards?

  Although we cannot use it as the only criteria, Arizona Tuition Connection puts a high priority on the intentions of the person who made the donation.   Therefore, students of any income …

How do I determine what scholarship to apply for?

We will do that for you.   Simply fill out our scholarship application completely. Once we receive your application our customer service team will determine which scholarships state laws will a…

Will my child receive all the money that is donated when our family is recommended?

It is important for parents to understand how the award process works. The best way to maximize your scholarship awards is to ask your social contacts to redirect their tax dollars to Arizona Tu…

How can I maximize the scholarship awards my child receives?

It sounds like a basic thing, but filling out the application completely is the first step in maximizing your family's opportunity to receive a scholarship.  If the application is not filled out comp…

How can I tell if anyone has donated and recommended my child receive those funds?

State law does not allow us to share the names of any of the donors.   We have to abide by that law. We area allowed to share the total dollars that have been donated and recommended to your famil…

What are the basics I need to know before I ask people to donate?

 

I’m having trouble getting people do donate, what should I do.

Don't give up. You may have to ask 20 different people to donate, before one says yes.     But it is worth it.    Donors tend to donate to the same families every…

When I donate, can I direct who gets my tax dollars?

The state tax credit law allows donors to recommend a student or school for a tuition scholarship.   Arizona Tuition Connection will use your recommendation…

How much can I donate?

The short answer is:

For the 2017 tax year, you can donate up to $2,177 as a marri…

By what date do I need to donate?

To take the Arizona Tax Credit you must donate by April 15th 2018 to take it as a credit off of your 2017 taxes. Donations taken as a federal tax deduction are…

Can I do payroll deduction for my donation?

Absolutely.  Just call our office and we will provide you the information to take to your employer.  Payroll deductions typically operate on a calendar year.   So for example payroll deductions bet…

How do I report a donation on my taxes?

  The easy answer for anyone who uses a tax preparation service is that all tax preparers and even the software systems are all set up for these type of tax credit. If you do your own taxes…

Can parents donate to each other’s children?

No. Whether intentional or not, this is called "swapping". The law states, "A taxpayer may not claim a tax credit if the taxpayer agrees to swap donations with another taxpayer to benefit either taxp…

Must I fill out a donation form?

Yes, state law requires that we collect a minimum amount of information with each donation.…

Can people from out of state donate?

This is an Arizona tax credit program.   To be able to take the donation as a dollar-for-dollar tax credit the donor must have an Arizona tax liability and be filing an Arizona tax return.   People…

Does this tax credit also apply to federal tax returns?

This is a dollar-for-dollar reduction on your State taxes.  Since Arizona Tuition Connection is a 501(c)3 you may also be able to claim it as a federal tax deduction.    We encourage you to…

My employer matches donations to non-profits, can this tax credit donation be matched?

The rules for what can and can't be matched are established by your employer, but it is rare to see an employer not consider this a qualified donation. For you to take it as a tax credit it is impo…

Get in Touch with Us

Address:
11445 E. Via Linda, Suite #2 – 145, Scottsdale, AZ 85259

E-mail: info@arizonatuitionconnection.com

Phone:
(480) 409-4106

 

A SCHOOL TUITION ORGANIZATION CANNOT AWARD, RESTRICT OR RESERVE SCHOLARSHIPS SOLELY ON THE BASIS OF A DONOR’S RECOMMENDATION. A TAXPAYER MAY NOT CLAIM A TAX CREDIT IF THE TAXPAYER AGREES TO SWAP DONATIONS WITH ANOTHER TAXPAYER TO BENEFIT EITHER TAXPAYER’S OWN DEPENDENT.