Submit 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, taxpayers receive a 100% state income tax credit!

Tax Credit Limits Based on Filing Status have been expanded, effective in 2023!

Tax Filing Status Previous Limit New Limit
Single Filer $1,000 $2,500
Married Separate Filer $1,250 $2,500
Married Joint Filer $2,500 $5,000
Pass-Through Owner (not making HB 149 election) $10,000 $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

How to Contribute & Take the Tax Credit

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

If you have any questions, please email goal@goalscholarship.org or call 770-828-4625.