It pays to support Idaho Public Television

Annual funding for Idaho Public Television comes from a remarkable public-private partnership that combines state and federal support with sponsorship from corporations and foundations, and gifts from individuals. The majority of IdahoPTV’s funding is donated by our viewers.

* based on Fiscal Year 2015 data

Idaho Public Television operates under licenses held by the Idaho State Board of Education. Therefore, in addition to the deductions you can claim for charitable contributions, the expanded Educational Tax Credits can potentially increase your bottom line when you support our educational, informational and cultural programming.

INDIVIDUAL TAX CREDIT BENEFITS

Idaho State Educational Tax Credit
Sample Contributions*


  • Contribution

  • $ 250
  • $ 500
  • $1,000
  • $2,000
  • Fed/State
    Deduction
  • $ 57
  • $112
  • $224
  • $448
  • Educational
    Tax Credit
  • $ 125
  • $ 250
  • $ 500
  • $1,000

  • NET COST
  • $ 68
  • $138
  • $276
  • $552

*Based on Federal income tax rate of 15% and Idaho State income tax rate of 7.4%. Idaho Educational Tax Credit allows a credit of 50% of the contribution up to a credit of $1,000 or 50% of taxable income for a married couple filing a joint return. Please consult with your tax adviser to learn how you can benefit from this credit.

CORPORATE TAX CREDIT BENEFITS

Idaho State Educational Tax Credit
Sample Contributions*


  • Contribution

  • $1,000
  • $5,000
  • $10,000
  • Fed/State
    Deduction
  • $224
  • $1120
  • $2240
  • Educational
    Tax Credit
  • $500
  • $2500
  • $5000

  • NET COST
  • $276
  • $1380
  • $2760

*Based on Federal income tax rate of 15% and Idaho State income tax rate of 7.4%. Idaho Educational Tax Credit allows a credit not to exceed $5,000 or 10% of a corporation’s taxable income. Please consult with your tax adviser to learn how you can benefit from this credit.

For assistance or a copy of your donation receipt for tax purposes, please contact:
Member Services
Idaho Public Television
1455 N. Orchard St.
Boise, ID 83706
Office: (208) 373-7220 or
(800) 543-6868
Fax: (208) 373-7245
E-mail: member.services@idahoptv.org