Individuals in the state of Ohio are permitted to claim a tax credit on their state income tax return (Line 51) each year after contributing to one of the following political campaigns:
Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor of State, Treasurer of State,
Attorney General, State Board of Education, Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court,
Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, State Senate and/or State House of Representatives.
Ohioans filing an individual return can claim $50.00 annually, while Ohioans filing a joint return can claim $100.00 annually.
For more information download our Frequently Asked Questions sheet here.
Supporting Young Democrats:
There are a number of Young Democrats currently elected to the qualifying offices above. If you haven't yet donated to candidate/elected official for a qualifying office this year, donate before January 1, 2017 and you can claim a tax credit on your Ohio Tax Return.
To contribute to a Young Democrat here in Ohio visit one of the links below: