2019 Tax Credit

2019 Tax Credit

Georgia HEART is now accepting 2019 rural hospital tax credit applications. Click below to access the online form.

2018 Tax Filing Guidance

View complete filing instructions for taking the tax credit on your 2018 return.

About Georgia HEART

Georgia HEART is helping hospitals and donors enhance access to rural health care through the rural hospital organization expense tax credit.

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 each year through 2021

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 tax credit application and HEART will submit your request directly to the DOR for approval. HEART will communicate with you during each step of the process, from DOR approval to 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.

For more FAQs, click here.

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