Formally called, "Arizona Working Poor Tax Credit"...
The Arizona Credit for Donations made to Qualified Charitable Organizations (QCO) program allows your tax dollars to be used locally in support of Mohave and La Paz County residences, your donation provides the means to increase their self-sufficiency.
River Cities United Way is an umbrella organization, per the Arizona Department of Revenue, which will distribute 100% of monies donated to Qualified Charitable Organizations, certified by the Department of Revenue. Arizona Revised Statues 43-1088 provides a non-refundable income tax credit for donations made to qualifying charitable organizations, commonly known as "Credit for Donations made to Qualifying Charitable Organizations".
A new law signed by Arizona Governor, May 6 of 2016, increases the maximum credit for contributions made to River Cities United Way through the QCO tax credit program, to four hundred dollars ($400) for single and eight hundred dollars ($800) for married taxpayers.
The contribution deadline for tax year 2016 is April 15, 2017.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO DONORS: Must be an Arizona resident to be eligible for this state tax credit. United Way is not a tax advisor, for additional information regarding your contributions to the Qualified Charitable Organization contact your tax professional.