Tax Credit Details

2019 Tax Credit

Georgia HEART will begin accepting 2019 tax credit applications on its website at 9:00 am on October 1, 2018.

Participating HEART Hospitals

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

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 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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