Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and 机会奖学金税收抵免(OSTC)
企业和个人可以直接影响孩子的教育. 背阴书院与 宾夕法尼亚州教育改进税收抵免(EITC) and 机会奖学金税收抵免(OSTC) 为符合条件的学生提供经济援助奖学金. Our goal is to provide equal access to academic excellence for children in our region. Every year, the number of academically talented students applying for financial aid increases and continues to exceed available funds. 即使在2021-2022年获得了超过500万美元的财政援助, 学院无法满足所有合格学生的全部需求. Corporate support, through EITC and OSTC donations, is essential to achieving this goal.
- Extends the timeline for the current requirement that businesses make a contribution to a scholarship organization, 学前奖学金组织, or educational improvement organization no later than 60 days following the approval of an application until the end of the business firm's applicable tax year.
- The bill maintains that business firms are required to provide proof of its contribution in the form of a written acknowledgment from the receiving organization to DCED within 30 days of the contribution.
- Business firms fulfilling year two of a two-year commitment and are impacted by COVID-19 are permitted to receive a tax credit of up to 90% of the amount contributed in year two. The department is prohibited from reducing the credit authorized in year one of the two year agreement if the year two commitment is less than the year one.
No changes to the application deadlines for recurring applicants (May 15th) and initial applicants (July 1st) are planned.