Tax Credits

Community Services League has two types of Missouri tax credits available for donors. See the chart below for examples of how tax credits can amplify a donor's giving!

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Gift Without Any Tax Credits
(Assuming 28% Federal Tax Bracket)

Charitable Gift                                $10,000
     
Federal Deduction                    $2,800

                  Missouri Deduction                      $600

                 Tax Credits                                           $0

          Total Tax Savings                             $3,400

          Net Gift Out-of-Pocket                  $6,600

Food Pantry Tax Credit Highlights:

  • Gift must be unrestricted for CSL food pantry operations

  • $10,000 is the maximum gift per married couple

  • Tax credits are 50% of the donation

  • Any taxpayer is eligible (individual, corporation or trust)

  • Unused tax credits can be carried forward for three years

  • Available through CSL in 2016, 2017, and 2018

NAP Tax Credit Highlights:

  • Gift must support CSL 24 Highway Building

  • No limits on maximum gift size

  • Tax Credits are 50% of the donation

  • Any taxpayer with K-1 income, rental income, or farm income is eligible (incorporate business income)

  • Unused tax credits can be carried forward for five years

  • Available until $250,000 in tax credits are used

Gift With MO Food Pantry Tax Credits
(Assuming 28% Federal Tax Bracket)

Charitable Gift                                $10,000
     
Federal Deduction                    $2,800

                  Missouri Deduction                          $0

                 Tax Credits                                  $5,000

          Total Tax Savings                             $7,800

          Net Gift Out-of-Pocket                  $3,200

Gift With MO Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credits
(Assuming 28% Federal Tax Bracket)

Charitable Gift                                $10,000
   
 Federal Deduction                    $2,800

                 Missouri Deduction                      $600

                 Tax Credits                                           $5,000

          Total Tax Savings                             $8,400

          Net Gift Out-of-Pocket                  $1,600

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