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?
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- 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.