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Estimating the Fiscal Impact of a Tax Credit Scholarship Program

June 13, 2016
By Marty Lueken & Michael Q. McShane

Program Would Save Local School Districts Up To $39.6 Million Per Year

Tuition tax-credit scholarship programs grant tax credits to individuals or corporations that donate to organizations that in turn give scholarships to K-12 students. Seventeen states currently have tax-credit scholarship programs--should Missouri join them? This essay examines the possible fiscal impact of such a program in the Show-Me State.