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Georgia GOAL

Georgia Private School Tax Credit

Interested in redirecting your state income tax liability for a dollar-for-dollar state tax credit, to support Mount Pisgah Christian School’s tuition assistance program? Please visit here for more information about our partnership with the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program.

This current academic year, we were able to award more than $155,300 in tuition assistance to new students entering from public school. Special thanks to the 137 contributors who redirected their state income liability and chose to invest it in our School and students.

The Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program is Much More Than a Way to Redirect Your Tax Dollars. 

 

GOAL is a tax strategy that allows Georgia taxpayers to redirect a portion of their state income tax for a dollar-for-dollar state tax credit, to provide scholarships for eligible students to attend Mount Pisgah Christian School.

 

Give Yourself Some Credit!

 

You are already paying income taxes - why not direct those funds to provide Georgia children with Greater Opportunities for Access to Learning (GOAL). By contributing to GOAL for a tax credit, you will provide opportunities for Georgia families desiring to attend Mount Pisgah. Our school is then able to:

  • increase the amount of tuition assistance that can be offered to new students
  • preserve more of our existing tuition assistance to help families already enrolled
  • increase enrollment
  • increase tuition income
  • increase the funds available to improve educational and other offerings
  • enable the school to further its mission by reaching more families desiring a Christ-Centered, College-Prep, Life-Ready education

How Do I Participate?

Click here to complete the GOAL Online Paperless Process, or click here for the GOAL Contribution Form; print the form and mail or bring to Mount Pisgah Christian School.

Once you receive notification of your approval, simply click here to pay online or send a check payable to “Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program” in the amount of your contribution and mail to:

Georgia GOAL
3740 Davinci Court, Suite 375
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

GOAL will send you the required paperwork to claim the credit on your tax return.

What Others are Saying:

“Georgia GOAL Scholarship is an amazing program that provides K-12 families educational opportunities that they might not otherwise have. When you contribute to GA GOAL, you get a dollar for dollar tax credit against your GA income tax liability... it's a simple redirection of funds.  It is a great way to not only help our School with scholarship funding, but to also provide opportunities for potential students that might not otherwise be able to receive a private school education.” Leigh Ann Bishop, Mount Pisgah Parent

 

What is the Maximum Amount I Can Contribute?

  • Single individual or head of household - up to $1,000

  • Married couple filing joint return - up to $2,500

  • Married couple filing separate return - up to $1,250

  • S Corporation shareholder, LLC member, or partnership partner

  • C Corporation - 75% of Georgia income tax liability

We all have an opportunity to redirect a portion of our Georgia State Tax dollars, (money we are already paying), to Mount Pisgah Christian School. Let's tell our government what to do with our tax money!

 

Does This Take the Place Of the Annual Fund?

No. Georgia GOAL is not a financial gift. It is a tax strategy that provides a dollar-for-dollar tax credit to individuals or corporations who donate to scholarship funds earmarked for use by a specific private school. The Georgia Private School Tax Credit Program restricts the use of these funds. The funds are then used by Mount Pisgah to offer tuition aid to a public school student seeking enrollment. The Annual Fund is a financial gift to Mount Pisgah. Learn more about how we use Annual Fund contributions here.

 

How Do I Verify Participation At Tax Time?

As you prepare to claim the Education Expense tax credit on your Georgia Income Tax Return, you may refer to Taxpayer Filing Guidance on GOAL's website here.

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