Credit for Kids is actually Payson School District’s name for a tax credit allowed by the Arizona legislature for donations to public schools of up to $400 for extracurricular activities.
That’s right-a tax credit.
Arizona taxpayers may donate up to $400 to Payson schools for the extracurricular activities of their choice and take a dollar-for-dollar credit off their Arizona state income tax liability. The Credit for Kids donation may also count as a tax-deductible donation on the federal tax return. Please see your tax professional for more information.
Over the last six years Credit for Kids has made many extracurricular activities and projects possible:
Payson Schools accepts Credit for Kids donations from each calendar year. Use the Credit for Kids form¬†to make your donation. Just be sure we receive it by midnight December 31, so you can take the tax credit in the current year.