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Make your contribution

Please consult your tax professional on claiming a contribution.

Tax credit contributions are non-refundable. 
Board-approved participation fees are tax-credit eligible and non-refundable.

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Pay Fees, Get Credit

Image for 'You Can Do Both'You qualify for a tax credit if you pay for a child to participate in an extracurricular activity or character education program at school.

You can pay the fee by credit card. It's easy! Here's how.

  1. Pay by credit card.
  2. Sign into one of your student’s account.
  3. Select the student for whom the fee is for.
  4. If the Participation Fee has been placed by the school on the student’s account, a red “Attention” box will display. Select the red [View] to see the unpaid fee. Select the empty box under “Pay”. Select [Pay Selected Fines/Fees]. Go to Step 7.
  5. If the Participation Fee has not been placed by the school on the student’s account, select [Participation Fees]. Select the blue [Buy] button associated with the Participation Fee being paid for. Select [Checkout]. Go to Step 7.
  6. If neither Step 4 nor Step 5 are available, contact your student’s school.
  7. “Your Cart” with the item in it will display. You may [Continue Shopping] to add more items to your cart.
  8. Select [Checkout Step 1: Additional Info] and edit any donor information displayed.
  9. Select [Checkout Step 2: Payment] and provide payment information.
  10. Select [Pay Now].
  11. Print out a receipt for your records.

The child's school is automatically informed about every online credit card payment.

Thank you for helping children learn and for helping Tucson Unified by paying the fee! We're glad you are eligible to get a tax credit for that payment.

Ask Relatives, Friends & Neighbors

Grandparents, other relatives, friends, neighbors and co-workers can ALL help your child learn and also improve education at your child's school.Everyone you know who lives in Arizona may be able to make a tax credit contribution to your child's school.

Everyone--as long as they are Arizona residents and pay state income tax--is eligible to get a tax credit by making a contribution to a specific school to your child's Tucson Unified school.

Every tax credit contribution, from $5 to $400, makes a difference. So please, ask everyone you know to make that contribution. Ask them to Give Kids the Extra Credit--the tax credit contribution that pays for extracurricular and character-building programs.

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