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Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC): How to Support Your School


Step #1:


 Submit your one-page application to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

A blank copy of this application is attached as Appendix A. This application must be received by the state as a scanned e-mail (preferred method), fax, or overnight delivery by the following deadlines:


First Year Applicants: Must be received on July 1, 2017.


Second Year of a Two Year Commitment: May 17-June 30, 2017

S Corporations or Partnerships Passing Credits Through to Personal Income Tax Returns of Company Principals: Must be received on July 8, 2017.


Step #2: 


The commonwealth will send you a letter approving your application for the tax credit

A sample of this letter is attached as Appendix B.


Step #3: 


Your company then makes its donation to Faith Builders Scholarship Services . Include with your donation a letter saying you want the donation designated to a particular school or schools. 100% of your donation dollars will go to scholarships at the school(s) you request.


Your check should be made payable to Faith Builders Scholarship Services and may be mailed to


Vivian Mast

Scholarship Services Coordinator

 

Faith Builders Scholarship Services

    

28527 Guys Mills Road

Guys Mills, PA 16327


https://fbep.org


This contribution must be made within 60 days of the date on the approval letter you received in Step #2
.

Step #4: 

BLOCS will send your company a receipt showing that the contribution was made within the 60 day window.

A sample of this letter is attached as Appendix C.


Step #5: 


Your company then sends this receipt back to the Commonwealth.


This receipt must be submitted to the Commonwealth within 90 days of the date on the approval letter you received in Step #2


Step #6:


 The Commonwealth then provides you with a letter completing the EITC process, which your company will include with the tax return on which you apply the credit.