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  • Contribute to Helping Abused Children in your Community & Reduce Your Missouri State Taxes!

    NEIGHBORHOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (NAP) TAX CREDITS

    NAP Tax Credits are an incentive that helps increase your generosity to The Children’s Center of Southwest Missouri. These credits, allocated by the State of Missouri, are simple. At a minimum, you get 50 cents back from every dollar you donate when filing Missouri State Taxes. First, as with any charitable donation, you can take a federal and state charitable tax deductions. As a bonus, you can claim 50% of the donation as a credit on your Missouri State taxes. So, with a NAP Tax Credit, your gift directly benefits abused children we serve while vastly reducing your state and federal tax liability. Children’s Center of Southwest Missouri has been allocated a limited number of credits; please secure your credits today to ensure their availability.

    WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO UTILIZE NAP TAX CREDITS?

    Any person, firm or corporation with business income in the State of Missouri can take full advantage of NAP Tax Credits. Those who are eligible include: Missouri business owners, owners and operators of a Missouri farm, and those that receive income from royalties or rental property in Missouri. Additionally, corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, individuals that operate a sole proprietorship, small business corporations (S-corps) and their partners, and limited liability companies (LLC’s) and their members are eligible.

    HOW DO TAX CREDITS WORK FOR YOU AND HELP CHILDREN’S CENTER OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI?

    Example 1: These calculations* are based on a donor in the 28% Federal Tax bracket.  

    Example 2: These calculations* are based on a donor in the 35% Federal Tax bracket.  

    *Additional taxes may occur; The examples above are merely illustrations and do not constitute tax advice. Please contact your tax advisor to determine how the NAP Tax Credits apply to you.

    GET YOUR NAP TAX CREDIT IN 5 EASY STEPS

    1. Make a $1,000 or more contribution of cash, $5,000 stock, to Children’s Center of Southwest Missouri at 921 East 34th Street, Suite A Joplin, MO 64804.
    2. Complete Form 770, and have notarized. Click to view/download the pdf form.
    3. Once you receive the cancelled check, monthly credit card, or brokerage statement, mail a copy together with the Form 770 to our offices.
      • Your cancelled check documentation must show your name, bank name, the check #, amount, postdate, and last 4 digits of the account number.
      • Credit card statements must show your name and last 4 digits of the account number, as well as: billing cycle, date the charge was posted, name of the recipient organization, and amount of donation.
      • Stock gifts require a letter from your broker indicating your name, name of recipient organization (PPCS), name of security(ies) transferred from donor account to organization, number of shares, and date of transfer.
    4. We sign your application and send the paperwork on to the Department of Economic Development in Jefferson City, MO.
    5. You receive a voucher in the mail to be used for your taxes.

    Would you like more information about the NAP program, the tax credit application process, or Children’s Center of Southwest Missouri? Please contact us today!