Is there a cost to apply?

Absolutely not. With Arizona Tuition Connection, there are no costs associated with any of our programs.  …

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 state tax scholarship program. Arizona Tuition Connection does not have…

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

The state of Arizona offers ESA or Empowerment Scholarships.   By law no student can accept both ESA and STO scholarship awards in the same year.   If you do this you will be required to return th…

What are the application deadlines?

We don't have any application deadlines.       But we do need a current application in our records for the school year you are applying for before we can grant any …

What are the different types of scholarships?

There are now three types of scholarships that Arizona Tuition Connection provides.  Each of which are funded by three different tax credits: 1) The Original tax credit Sc…

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 bracket ar…

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 of the money that is donated when our family is recomended?

It is important for you as the parent 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 …

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 opportunity to receive a scholarship.  If the application is not filled out completely we…

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

 

I’m having trouble getting people to redirect their tax dollars, what should I do?

We are here to help!  Don't give up.

You may have to ask 20 different people to donate, before one says yes.   …

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 2016 tax year, you can donate up to $2,173 as a marri…

By what date do I need to donate?

To take the Arizona Tax Credit you must donate by April 15th, 2017 to take it as a credit off of your 2016 taxes. Donations taken as a federal tax deduction are taken in the year that the donation …

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.…

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…

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.