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Georgia Private School Tax Program

Georgia GOAL Scholarship ProgramSubmit your 2023 GOAL Tax Credit Application today! The GOAL Program is a remarkable and important opportunity provided to Georgians by our elected officials. In exchange for contributions to Georgia GOAL, our partner Student Scholarship Organization, taxpayers receive a 100% state income tax credit! This is a proven opportunity that is a win-win-win for taxpayer donors, scholarship recipients, and our school community.

  1. Apply- Complete the 2023 GOAL Tax Credit Application today at (takes just 20 seconds!).
  2. GOAL Submits to DOR- GOAL submits your 2023 application to the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) immediately, and your 2023 application on the first business day of January 2023. 
  3. Approved to Contribute- GOAL and DOR notify you of approved tax credit amount and payment deadline. 
  4. Make Payment- Pay GOAL by check or credit card within 60 days of DOR approval.
  5. Take the Credit- GOAL will send you Form IT-QEE-SSO1 (tax receipt) for claiming the credit on your Georgia income tax return (Note: you will take the credit on the income tax return for the year in which you make the payment).

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Tax Filing Status
  • Single Filer - $2,500
  • Married Separate Filer - $2,500
  • Married Joint Filer - $5,000
  • Pass-Through Owner (not making HB 149 election) - $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