The GOAL Program is a remarkable and important opportunity provided to Georgians by our elected officials. In exchange for contributions to Georgia GOAL, taxpayers receive a 100% state income tax credit!
Tax Credit Limits Based on Filing Status have been expanded, effective in 2023!
|Tax Filing Status||Previous Limit||New Limit|
|Married Separate Filer||$1,250||$2,500|
|Married Joint Filer||$2,500||$5,000|
|Pass-Through Owner (not making HB 149 election)||$10,000||$25,000|
|C Corp, Trust, or Pass-Through electing to pay tax at the entity level (HB 149)||75% of annual tax liability|
|New for 2023: Business that pays insurance premium tax||75% of annual tax liability, but credit shall not exceed $1 million|
How to Contribute & Take the Tax Credit
- Apply Now
Complete the 2023 GOAL Tax Credit Application today (takes just 20 seconds!).
- GOAL Submits to DOR
GOAL submits your 2023 application to the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) on the first business day of January 2023.
- Approved to Contribute
By mid-January 2023, GOAL and DOR notify you of your approved tax credit amount and payment deadline.
- Make Payment
Pay GOAL by check, credit card, or ACH within 60 days of DOR approval (by mid-March 2023).
- Take the Credit
GOAL will send you Form IT-QEE-SSO1 (tax receipt) in May 2023 for claiming the credit on your 2023 Georgia income tax return (Note: you will take the credit on the income tax return for the year in which you make the payment).
Please contact Marie Rainey at [email protected] with any questions. Thank you for your support of
For more information on the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, visit them online at http://www.goalscholarship.org/.