Make Tax Time Count
Did you know you contribute to
Alzheimer’s research when you file your state income taxes?
law allows taxpayers to
contribute money to one or multiple funds by checking a box on their
state income tax return. Contributions
must be deducted
from a person’s tax refund or added to the amount owed. Contributions through the tax check-off may be
claimed as charitable contributions on taxpayers' tax returns the
completing your state tax form 540, go down to line 401 where the Alzheimer’s
Disease and Related Disorders Research Fund is named.
an amount, in $1 increments, that you’d like to contribute. That amount will either be deducted from your
refund or you will add it to the amount you owe when making your
When you file
the following year, you will be able to count your contribution among
those allowable for charitable causes.
to visit the Checkoff California
California Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Research Fund
check-off first appeared on the 1987 California tax return.
- 2010, the fund has collected over $10.2 million.
To view the
FTB chart of donations, click
distributed through grants awarded by the Director of the California
Department of Public Health through a competitive process. All awards are
to scientists based at California public or private non-profit
have funded 112 research studies on the cause, diagnosis, treatment,
and care of Alzheimer’s and other dementia disorders.
California Council of the Alzheimer's Association
921 Eleventh Street, Suite 601
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-447-2731 · 916-447-2741 ( FAX)
24 / 7 Helpline 1-800-272-3900