Georgia Private School Tax Credit

Below you will find information and resources to better explain the tax credit and your options for donating.

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What is the private school tax credit?

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The Georgia Private School Tax Credit was passed into law in the summer of 2008. The Schenck School is excited about the law as it has financial benefits for both you and our school. The state has set aside $50 million in credits available each year, distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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How can this tax credit benefit Schenck and me?

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Under this law, you can redirect a portion of your Georgia income taxes to provide scholarship assistance to incoming Schenck School students who are currently enrolled in public school. You will receive a tax credit at the state level, against your Georgia income tax liability for amounts donated. For married couples filing a joint return, the maximum tax credit-eligible contribution is $2,500 ($1,000 as an individual).

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How does it work?

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We have partnered with Apogee Georgia School Choice Scholarship Fund, a state approved Student Scholarship Organization (SSO), to enable our community to take advantage of this program. With a donation to the Apogee Georgia School Choice Scholarship Fund, a Georgia state income tax credit is available to you for the tax year the donation is made. Your donation also means you may be allowed a charitable contribution deduction on your federal tax return.

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Who qualifies for the scholarship?

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A Georgia resident enrolled in secondary or primary public school or eligible to enroll in a qualified kindergarten program or pre-kindergarten program.

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How do I donate?

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To learn more about the Apogee Georgia School Choice Scholarship Fund or to start the process, please visit www.apogeescholarships.com

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The Schenck School respects your privacy and will never release your contact information, check information, or credit card information.

The Schenck School is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. 
Our ID number is 58-0958208

Annual Reports

The Annual Report includes the names of donors as well as other financial information. We strive to be as accurate as possible in compiling the information and hope there are no errors. However, if a mistake is noticed, please contact us at 404-419-1052 so proper recognition is accorded.

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2013-2014 Annual Report


Contact Information

Cathy Coleman
Director of Development
ccoleman@schenck.org
404-252-2591

Martha Robinson
Development Coordinator
mrobinson@schenck.org
404-252-2591

Vicki Ahnrud 
Director of Communication and Parent Association
vahnrud@schenck.org
404-252-2591