Contributions to Qualifying Charitable Organizations

An individual income tax credit is available for contributions to Power Paws as a Qualifying Charitable Organizations with programs that provide assistance to residents of Arizona who either receive Temporary Assistance of Needy Families (TANF) benefits, are low income residents of Arizona, or are children who have a chronic illness or physical disability.

Starting with the 2013 tax year, taxpayers do not have to itemize deductions to claim a credit for contributions to a Qualifying Charitable Organization or Qualifying Foster Care Charitable Organization. For 2012 and prior, taxpayers were required to itemize deductions on their Arizona return in order to claim a credit for contributions to a Qualifying Charitable Organization.

Tax Credit Fact Sheet