Tax Credit Scholarship
Saint Mary School has prepared two communications to update you about the Tax Credit Scholarship Process:
There is still time to DONATE to the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship fund.
Learn more by clicking here https://drive.google.com/open?id=1o6L_oo4q_YpbW9-5N1aCJp31mak_WTJIrGQ6tRf5n-E
APPLY for a Tax Credit Scholarship (TCS).
The application process will open on January 22nd for Big Shoulders Fund and January 31st for Empower Illinois.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR TCS APPLICATIONS
Household Income: · Form 1040 (Federal Tax Return), Page 1 &2 only, 2016 or 2017
o Complete tax return required if a business owner
· If Do Not File taxes, provide other evidence of income: Examples: W-2, recent pay stubs, Form 1099, official letter from employer, disability statement, etc.
Proof of Residence (one of the following):
· Illinois Driver's License with current address · Illinois State ID with current address · Utility bill with name and current address Evidence of Child’s Age for
Kindergarten and 1st Grade students only (one of the following) · Birth certificate · Passport
Public Assistance (provide documentation if receive benefits for): · SNAP · WIC
Families should know: Number of the Public School District in which the household resides:
Example: #299 for Chicago Public School System
The Archdiocese of Chicago is hosting events this week about the Tax Credit Scholarship process.