How do I donate to the Keep Arts in Schools Voluntary Contribution Fund on my 2017 California return?


At some point in your return (probably when you have completed your first pass at entering data in California), you will see a screen that has the headline "Your 2017 California taxes are ready for us to check". (see screen shot #1 below).

On this screen, click on Start (or Edit) for "Other situations".

On the next screen (see #2 below), the first line is "California Contributions". Click on Start (or Revisit) for this line.

On the next screen (see #3 below), the headline is "Donate to a California Special Fund?". Click "Yes" at the bottom.

On the next screen (see # 4 below), the headline is "Donate to Special Funds". Make your entry on the line that reads "Keep Arts in Schools Fund".

After this, be sure to progress to the end of the California interview.

Was this answer helpful? Yes No
Default user avatars original
TurboTaxBillMc , Enrolled Agent
TurboTax TaxPro

No answers have been posted

More Actions

People come to TurboTax AnswerXchange for help and answers—we want to let them know that we're here to listen and share our knowledge. We do that with the style and format of our responses. Here are five guidelines:

  1. Keep it conversational. When answering questions, write like you speak. Imagine you're explaining something to a trusted friend, using simple, everyday language. Avoid jargon and technical terms when possible. When no other word will do, explain technical terms in plain English.
  2. Be clear and state the answer right up front. Ask yourself what specific information the person really needs and then provide it. Stick to the topic and avoid unnecessary details. Break information down into a numbered or bulleted list and highlight the most important details in bold.
  3. Be concise. Aim for no more than two short sentences in a paragraph, and try to keep paragraphs to two lines. A wall of text can look intimidating and many won't read it, so break it up. It's okay to link to other resources for more details, but avoid giving answers that contain little more than a link.
  4. Be a good listener. When people post very general questions, take a second to try to understand what they're really looking for. Then, provide a response that guides them to the best possible outcome.
  5. Be encouraging and positive. Look for ways to eliminate uncertainty by anticipating people's concerns. Make it apparent that we really like helping them achieve positive outcomes.

Select a file to attach:

Do you still have a question?

Ask your question to the community. Most questions get a response in about a day.

Post your question to the community