Tax Credit Details

Apply for a 2018 Tax Credit

Apply now & receive a 100% state income tax credit so long as the total cap on credits has not been met by June 30th.

Make a HEART Appointment

Sign up to donate to your rural hospital after June 30, 2018, and receive a 100% state income tax credit.

Participating HEART Hospitals

Read case statements for more information on a specific rural hospital.

Making an Impact


Number of rural hospital organizations participating with the Georgia HEART Hospital Program


Georgia income tax credit taxpayers can receive for the amounts they contribute to qualified rural hospitals

$60 M

Dollar amount of tax credits made available to Georgia taxpayers in 2017, 2018, & 2019, with each qualified RHO having access to $4 million of credits

Participating HEART Hospitals

The Georgia Department of Community Health has qualified the following Georgia HEART hospitals as rural hospital organizations to which individuals and corporate taxpayers may contribute and receive a Georgia income tax credit.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I obtain pre-approval for the rural hospital organization tax credit contributions?

Georgia HEART has simplified the process for the taxpayer. Simply complete the online pre-approval application request and Georgia HEART will submit your request directly to the DOR for pre-approval. Georgia HEART will communicate with you during each step of the process, from pre-approval to the reporting your contribution.

May I designate the hospital that receives my contribution?

Yes! You may choose from any of the Georgia HEART participating rural hospital organizations, or you may choose to have Georgia HEART designate a rural hospital organization for you.

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