2019 Tax Credit

2019 Tax Credit

Submit your 2019 HEART Tax Credit application today for your 100% Georgia income tax credit!

For CPAs

Visit this section of our website for detailed information regarding federal and state tax regulations.

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 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.

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 58 participating HEART hospitals.

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