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  • We encourage you to

    invest in a child's future!
    Through Georgia's Education Expense Credit, the GOAL Scholarship Program allows taxpayers to play a vital role in improving K-12 educational opportunities. This is a win-win-win for taxpayer donors, scholarship recipients, and our school community. This valuable Georgia law has been provided to us by our state legislators. In 2018, the Georgia legislature nearly doubled the available tax credits, alleviating the "oversubscription" problem of past years.

    By simply contributing to Georgia GOAL for a 100% Georgia income tax credit, you will help maximize this source of financial assistance for students, who would otherwise not be able to afford a Brookstone education. Your participation will be a great benefit to our school community and will make a significant difference in students’ lives.

How To Get The Credit

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  • 1. Apply June - December

    Starting June 2021, GOAL will begin accepting applications for 2022 education tax credits.
  • 2. GOAL submits to DOR

    On the first business day of January 2022, Georgia GOAL submits your application to the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR).
  • 3. Approved to Contribute

    GOAL and DOR notify you of tax credit approval and amount within 30 days after GOAL submits application
  • 4. Make Payment

    Pay Georgia GOAL by check or credit card within 60 days of DOR approval (mid-March 2022).
  • 5. You Take the Credit

    GOAL will send you a Form IT-QEE-SSO1 (tax receipt) for claiming the credit on your 2022 Georgia income tax return. (Note: You will take the credit when you file your 2022 taxes.)
  • Available Tax Credits

    • Single individual/head of household - $1,000
    • Married filing jointly - $2,500
    • Married filing separately - $1,250
    • Pass-through entity not paying tax at entity level - $10,000 per owner
    • Pass-through entity electing to pay tax at entity level – 75% of annual Georgia income tax liability
    • C Corporation or Trust - 75% of annual Georgia income tax liability
    Remember that these amounts represent the maximum tax credit available. You may contribute as little or as much as you would like up to the limit.

Georgia Goal Questions - We Can Help

Contact Laura Einsel at if you have any questions regarding Georgia GOAL.
“I think that potential donors need to remember that this is an investment. We want to invest in our future, and the way to do that is to invest in students. Students who have so much potential and want to succeed - they’re the ones that will change the future truly and make an impact. It's important to know that this scholarship truly changes lives... Brookstone has set me on this amazing path in life, and I still feel like a part of the community here. I think that any student, regardless of financial status, should be able to come here.”
- Georgia Goal Recipient & Brookstone Class of 2016/ Davidson College Class of 2020