ASCF Sandra Turner Memorial Scholarship
The Arkansas Spinal Cord Foundation is pleased to announce the 2013 Sandra Turner Memorial Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship will be presented to an Arkansan who lives with a spinal cord disability and plans to attend college or other formal educational or endeavors for the 2013 - 14 term. You can locate the application at http://www.spinalcord.ar.gov/Resources/ASCFScholarship.pdf.
Spina Bifida Tax Credit
We want to remind parents of children with Spina Bifida that they may qualify for a $500 tax credit for dependent children with developmental disabilities. When you complete your state tax return, be sure to include the AR1000RC5 form, the Certificate for Developmentally Disabled Individual. You must have a physician complete the form before submitting it. With the form, the head of household will be eligible for the $500 tax credit for 2012. You can find the form at http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/offices/incomeTax/Documents/AR1000RC5_2012.pdf. If you have questions about the form, contact the AR Department of Finance and Administration, Individual Income Tax Section at 501-682-1100.