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What is a Tax Credit?

A tax credit is a dollar for dollar reduction on the taxes you owe, as opposed to a deduction that reduces the gross income on which your taxes are calculated. The tax credit program through which you donate determines the credit amount.

Child Care Contribution Credit

Receive a tax credit and help increase the quality and availability of child care in metro Denver.

Enterprise Zone Tax Credit

Receive a tax credit and help shelter families in need.

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Which tax credits are currently available in Colorado?

Comparison of Program Benefits

Child Care
Contribution Credit

Enterprise Zone
Tax Credit

Purpose Seeks to increase the quality and availability of child care in metro Denver. Encourage businesses to locate and expand in economically distressed areas of the state.
Colorado State Tax Credit 50% up to the lesser of $100,000 or your CO state tax liability. 25% up to the lesser of $400,000 or your CO state tax liability.
Minimum Contribution $300 (Preferred Minimum) $250 to Samaritan House in Denver; $250 to Samaritan House Women's Shelter in Denver; $100 to The Guadalupe Community Shelter in Weld County; $100 to The Mission in Larimer County.
Stock or Bond Contributions Not Allowed Allowed. If 1/7 of donation is in cash, the full 25% credit is provided. If entire donation is in stocks/bonds it is eligible for 12.5% credit. (limited to your CO state tax liability).
Corporate Contributors Eligible
Yes Yes
Electronic Tax Return Required No Yes

AFTER TAX COST BASED ON A $1,000 CONTRIBUTION*

Program

Child Care
Contribution Credit

Enterprise Zone
Tax Credit

Contribution

$1,000

$1,000

Tax Credit

($500)

($250)

Federal Income Tax Savings

($145)

($225)

Colorado Income Tax Savings

($46)

($46)

Returned to you at tax time

$691

$521

After tax cost of giving

$309

$479

*Figures in the table are based on a 32% Federal tax bracket and take into account the Federal loss of state income tax deductions as a result of credits and deductions on the state income tax return.

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303-742-0828

Donation support :
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