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ESA Program & AZTO Awards

Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program is now universally available to all K-12 students in Arizona. Since 2004, AZTO continues to support families in making a Christian Education an affordable option.  Here is what you need to know regarding AZTO’s tuition tax credit program and the ESA program. Parents may choose for their student to participate with ESA or AZTO scholarships, […]

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Zoom Workshops available for the 2022-2023 School Year

AZTO is offering the following Zoom Workshops in the Fall Semester    Do you know how to make AZTO’s program work for your student? Are you a little foggy on what is a tax credit?  What is PLUS eligibility? Do you need tuition assistance for your student?  If the answer is YES to any of […]

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AZTO’s Next Award Cycles

AZTO’s next award cycles of the 2022-2023 school year are scheduled as follows: January Grant Award Cycle. Tuition Awards from the Individual Credit Program (Original & PLUS/Overflow) will be issued on January 24th.  Recommended contributions through December 31st will be considered for this award cycle. Eligible students must have a current approved application on file […]

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Family Landing Pages are available

AZTO’s Family Landing Pages are now available.  What is a landing page?  A landing page is a custom designed student webpage.  This tool allows you to promote the tax credit program easily to your network of family and friends via social media, text, and email.  You provide the content and pictures.  AZTO describes the “nuts […]

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PLUS/Overflow Credit Program Expansion for the 2021-2022 school year.

In the spring legislative session, the PLUS/Overflow program gained ground to include more student groups.  Previously, the following 5 categories of students were eligible for the PLUS/Overflow credit: kindergarteners, switchers from Arizona public/charter schools, military dependents, prior Corporate Credit recipients, and prior PLUS/Overflow recipients.  Starting in the 2021-2022 school year, now PLUS/Overflow eligibility also includes […]

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Why the awkward credit limits?

The private school tuition tax credit limits adjust annually based on the Consumer Price Index of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area.   The Arizona Department of Revenue publishes these annual credit amounts. Tax Year 2017 maximum credit limits are: Original Tax Credit:  $1,092 for married couples filing jointly or $546 for individuals. PLUS Tax Credit:  $1,085 […]

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