Check the Box and Change a Life: Special Olympics Michigan Income Tax Check-Off Box

 THIS TAX SEASON, DO SOMETHING SPECIAL!

Donating to Special Olympics Michigan is as easy as checking a box when you file your state taxes. 

HOW IT WORKS

Simply ask for the Voluntary Contributions Schedule when doing your taxes or download the form by clicking here. If you file electronically, look for Form 4642. Select Special Olympics Michigan from the list of organizations and indicate the amount you would like to donate.

Voluntary Contributions Schedule

HOW ELSE CAN YOU HELP?
  • Encourage your friends and family to make a tax donation to Special Olympics Michigan
  • Ask your employer or tax preparer if you can display information about the Special Olympics Michigan income tax check-off throughout your office or insert a copy of the Voluntary Contributions Schedule (Form 4642) into employee mailboxes, paychecks, etc.
  • Put information into your company newsletter or a company-wide email, mention it at staff meetings or other employee gatherings.
  • Promote the income tax check-off at your school, place of worship, fitness center or library and in their newsletters, bulletins, websites, etc.
  • Spread the word on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. Share your story and let people know why Special Olympics Michigan is special to you. Or, use one of the suggested posts or Tweets below.

 

SUGGESTED FACEBOOK POSTS
  • This tax season, do something "Special" and donate to Special Olympics Michigan athletes! It's as easy as checking a box when you file your state taxes! Ask for the Voluntary Contributions Schedule or look for Form 4642 if you file electronically.  http://bit.ly/11cc3fM
  • Do something "Special" this tax season! Donating to Special Olympics Michigan is as easy as checking a box when you file your state taxes. Donations provide year-round sports training and athlete competition in Olympic-type sports to nearly 20,000 Michigan residents with intellectual disabilities.  http://bit.ly/11cc3fM
  • We need your help! Special Olympics Michigan must raise $50,000 through the voluntary contributions form (Form 4642) this tax season in order to remain on the form again next year. Please do something "Special" this tax season and check the box to donate to Special Olympics Michigan. http://bit.ly/11cc3fM

 

SUGGESTED TWEETS
  • Do something Special this tax season & donate to @SpOlympicsMI athletes! It's as easy as checking a box on Form 4642. http://bit.ly/11cc3fM
  • Check the Box. Change a Life. Ask for the Voluntary Contributions Schedule this tax season & donate to @SpOlympicsMI. http://bit.ly/11cc3fM
  • Help @SpOlympicsMI athletes experience unity, inclusion & joy by donating to #SOMI on state income tax Form 4642. http://bit.ly/11cc3fM
  • Help @SpOlympicsMI provide inclusive opportunities for people w/ intellectual disabilities. Donate this tax season.  http://bit.ly/11cc3fM
  • Please help @SpOlympicsMI stay on the voluntary contributions schedule! Check the box & donate this tax season. http://bit.ly/11cc3fM
SUGGESTED NEWSLETTER WORDING

Gearing up for tax season? This year, do something "Special"! Donating to Special Olympics Michigan is as easy as checking a box when you file your state taxes.

Donations provide year-round sports training and athlete competition in Olympic-type sports to nearly 20,000 Michigan residents with intellectual disabilities. 

Simply ask for the voluntary contributions schedule when doing your taxes or look for Form 4642 if you file electronically. Select Special Olympics Michigan from the list of organizations and indicate the amount you would like to donate.

Special Olympics Michigan must raise $50,000 in donations in order to remain on the voluntary contributions schedule again next year. Please help this great organization that helps reveal the champion in all of us.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/11cc3fM