Be a part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC)

Administered by:
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED)
Center for Business Financing
Tax Credit Division

Convert Your Tax Dollars into Educational Dollars for Students at St. Joseph/St. Robert School

  • Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) is a tax credit program for Pennsylvania businesses that make a donation to an approved charitable organization which awards tuition scholarships. One of the organizations that administer EITC is Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS), www.blocs.org.
  • Businesses authorized to do business in Pennsylvania who are subject to one or more of the following taxes qualify to participate in EITC:
    • Bank and Corporate Net Income Tax
    • Capital Stock Franchise Tax
    • Trust Company Shares Tax
    • Title Insurance Companies Shares Tax
    • Insurance Premiums Tax
    • Mutual Thrift Institution Tax
    • Personal Income Tax of S Corporation Shareholders or Partnership Partners
  • A business may anticipate the following tax credit:

With a 1 year commitment to the program with a corresponding contribution, a business may obtain a 75% tax credit against state taxes owed.

With a 2 year commitment with corresponding contribution, a business may obtain a 90% tax credit against taxes owed.

On-line applications for a 1st year commitment most be received on July 1, 2018, which is the next application submission date. Donations will result in tuition scholarships awarded for the 2018-2019 school year.

On-line applications for a 2nd year commitment most be received before May 15, 2018. Donations will result in tuition scholarships awarded for the 2018-2019 school year.

  • Applicants can access the electronic single application several ways from DCED’s website www.newPA.com. If you have a problem or question at any time during the application process, please contact DCED Customer Service at 1-800-379-7448.
  • In addition, Kathleen Williamson, Director of Advancement is available to assist with the application process. Please contact kwilliamson@stjstr.org or 215.343.5100.
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