Georgia GOAL

Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program – Submit your GOAL Tax Credit Application todayThe GOAL Program is a remarkable and important opportunity provided to Georgians by our elected officials.  In exchange for contributions to Georgia GOAL, our partner Student Scholarship Organization, taxpayers receive a 100% state income tax creditThis is a proven opportunity that is a win-win-win for taxpayer donors, scholarship recipients, and our school community. By simply contributing to Georgia GOAL for a 100% Georgia income tax credit – in other words, by contributing with dollars you must spend anyway – you will help maximize financial aid for deserving families desiring to receive a Pinecrest education.


Tax Filing Status
Previous Limit
New Limit
Single Filer
Married Separate Filer
Married Joint Filer
Pass-Through Owner (not making HB 149 election)*
C Corp, Trust, or Pass-Through electing to pay tax at the entity level (HB 149)*
75% of annual tax liability
*Favorable state and federal tax laws and regulations allow pass-through businesses to achieve remarkable benefits through the GOAL tax credit: a state tax credit, a federal tax deduction, and a meaningful philanthropic impact! Learn more.

  1. Apply Now
    Complete the GOAL Tax Credit Application today (takes just 20 seconds!).
  2. GOAL Submits to DOR
    GOAL submits your application to the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) on the first business day of January 2024.
  3. Approved to Contribute
    By mid-January 2024, GOAL and DOR notify you of approved tax credit amount and payment deadline.
  4. Make Payment
    Pay GOAL by check, credit card, or ACH within 60 days of DOR approval (by mid-March 2024).
  5. Take the Credit
    GOAL will send you Form IT-QEE-SSO1 (tax receipt) in May 2024 for claiming the credit on your Georgia income tax return (Note: you will take the credit on the income tax return for the year in which you make the payment).
Please contact our Development Office with any questions. Thank you for your support of Pinecrest Academy!