2022 Tax Credit

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2022 Tax Credit

Georgia HEART is now accepting applications for the 2022 rural hospital tax credit. Click 'Learn More' to apply today!

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 2024

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 Georgia HEART 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.

Which hospitals qualify to participate in the Georgia HEART Hospital Program?

Participation in Georgia HEART is limited to Georgia rural hospitals that meet qualification criteria established in the law, including county population size; tax-exempt status or public hospital authority management; acceptance of Medicare and Medicaid; and minimum annual provision of indigent or uncompensated care.

View all 54 participating HEART hospitals.

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