Children in Crisis (CIC) Tax Credit

NOTE: Contributions to a qualified agency made January 1, 2013 or after will be claimed as a Champion for Children Tax Credit.

Section 135.341, RSMo, reauthorized the Children in Crisis Tax Credit as Champion for Children Tax Credit for any contributions made January 1, 2013 forward.

In the event the credit is carried forward to the claimant’s 2013, 2014, 2015, or 2016 tax returns, the claimants may submit their claims as a Children in Crisis until the due date or the extended due date of the return.


Eligible Applicants

How the Program Works

Eligible Use of Tax Credit

Procedures to Claim the Credit

Funding Limits

Filing Period


This credit may be applied to the taxpayer’s individual income tax, corporation income tax, or any other tax incurred under the provisions of Chapter 143, RSMo, excluding state withholding tax.


Contact Missouri Department of Revenue, Taxation Division