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Designate Your Ohio Tax Payment to Support Student Scholarships at CHCA

Taxpayers now have a cost-free way to make a significant contribution to support student scholarships for CHCA students. Thanks to Ohio’s new state tax credit, individuals who donate to a Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) can receive a dollar-for-dollar state tax credit up to $750/$1500 per married couple. You may even designate your gift specifically for Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy! 

How Does it Work?

Donations made through Ohio Christian Education Network Scholarship Granting Organization (OCEN SGO) may be claimed as a tax credit (not a charitable giving tax deduction) when you file your Ohio taxes for the year in which you make your designation.

The credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in the amount of tax you owe, up to $750 per taxpayer. Married couples filing jointly may make one designation of $1500 and receive a $1500 credit on their taxes - simply include both spouse names on your designation. If your taxable income is $44,250/year, you will owe over $750 in taxes.

When you designate your tax dollars to CHCA, those funds go directly back to the school to provide scholarships for Grade K-12 students to attend CHCA who may not otherwise have the financial means to do so. Students with a demonstrated financial need are prioritized, but any students can apply.