Enterprise Zone

The Enterprise Program makes it possible for Colorado Ballet to receive a 25% state income tax credit on cash contributions of $250 or more.

Chandra Kuykendall and Kevin Hale in Serenade by Mike Watson ┬ęThe George Balanchine Trust

In 1986, the Colorado Legislature created Enterprise Zones as a way to assist businesses and nonprofit organizations located in economically depressed areas throughout the state.  The Enterprise Program makes it possible for Colorado Ballet to receive a 25% state income tax credit on cash contributions of $250 or more. 

What does it take to Obtain an Enterprise Zone Tax Credit?

  • Donors must make a monetary contribution of $250 or more to Colorado Ballet, either online or by cash, check or credit card, specifically requesting the Enterprise Zone Tax Credit (25%).
  • Qualifying in-kind donations of (stock, valued goods) qualify for a 12.5% Enterprise Zone Tax Credit.
  • Donors must have a Colorado state income tax liability to benefit from the Enterprise Zone Tax Credit.
  • Donors must provide their FEIN, SSN or Colorado Account Number, and e-mail address to Colorado Ballet.
  • Tax returns must be filed electronically with the Colorado Department of Revenue
  • After a qualifying contribution is received the Enterprise Zone will send the appropriate paperwork via the provided e-mail to the donor to support their claim for tax credit.
Click here to learn more about the Enterprise Zone tax Credit

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