Send Your Sales Tax to Schools
Donate your Sales Tax Collection Allowance online to bring technology to our classrooms.
Maximum monthly donation amount is $30. Every small investment helps our students and teachers in a BIG way!
Businesses can donate, at no cost, a percentage of the sales tax they collect to schools, to support technology in classrooms. To donate monthly, use the ONLINE Florida Department of Revenue sales and use tax return forms
How will this help Broward County Public Schools?
Broward County Public Schools is a leader in integrating technology into the learning environment in thousands of classrooms and school media centers throughout the District.
Technology is constantly evolving. Your donation will help provide students with current technology to support their education.
Here are some results from the donations:
More computers to support excellence in education.
New technology to enhance 21st century learning.
Modern media centers with advanced, digital environments for optimized student and teacher engagement.
Professional development for teachers on integrating technology in the classroom.
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Frequently Asked Questions
In 2006, the Florida Legislature approved a law that allows businesses to donate a portion of the sales tax they collect to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund. The money collected goes to the school district where the business is located to support classroom technology and teacher training.
Public schools need your support to help our students reach their highest potential. Incorporating more technology into the learning process enhances student achievement.
The money will be used to upgrade and/or increase the number of technology devices for students, as well as professional development for teachers.
Businesses that are entitled to a collection allowance can choose to donate the amount of the allowance to the Fund. They may only do this if they file online, on time.
Tax filers are able to donate a collection allowance of 2.5% of the first $1,200 ofsales tax due, with a maximum of $30 monthly.
To make a donation, use one of the Florida Department of Revenue’s online return forms; DR-15, DR-15EZ or DR-15CON. Make sure to check the collection allowance box on the form. Taxpayers who fill in the “check box” located on these forms will be directing the Department of Revenue to deposit the collection allowance into the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund.
This selection must be made every time a return is filed.
Taxpayers who check the appropriate box should leave the collection allowance amount line on the return blank. The state will calculate the proper collection. This is especially helpful if the taxpayer files a consolidated return for more than one location.
No. The funds come directly from the sales tax collected.