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  Category: State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis


New Tax Deduction for Contributions to Savings Plans

Featured Posts | Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Thursday, December 1, 2022

Act now to save money when filing your 2022 tax return next year Thanks to a new law enacted by the Delaware General Assembly, Delaware taxpayers have new opportunities to save money. Delawareans who save for school with the DE529 Education Savings Plan may qualify for a new tax deduction on their state returns. “While […]




Former Foster Youth Get Help to Further Education

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Thursday, November 3, 2022

Aspire529 provides money and financial training State Treasurer Colleen Davis has announced the distribution of the inaugural Aspire529 awards. Aspire 529 provides $529 for foster youth aging out of the system to use for expenses related to continuing their education. “Aging out of foster care presents many obstacles for young adults, with financial concerns often […]




Delaware EARNS Program Board Members Named

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Monday, September 26, 2022

Chaired by local entrepreneur and community leader, board scheduled to meet As directed by the Delaware EARNS Act created by the signing of House Bill 205, members have been appointed to the Delaware EARNS Program Board. Board members are: Fayetta Blake – Chair Colleen Davis – State Treasurer Rick Geisenberger – Secretary of Finance Christina […]




Implementation of Delaware EARNS to Begin

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2022

Signing of HB 205 by Governor Carney allows for next steps Almost 150,000 Delaware workers got a step closer to secure retirement savings when Governor Carney signed HB 205, the Delaware EARNS Act, into law this morning. With the enactment of the legislation, the Office of the State Treasurer (OST) officially begins building the infrastructure […]




Celebrating National ABLE to Save Month

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Friday, July 29, 2022

August marks “ABLE to Save Month,” and Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis wants to use the opportunity to celebrate Delawareans with disabilities and the freedom, independence, and possibilities their ABLE accounts provide. ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) plans allow individuals with disabilities and their families to save for a broad range of expenses on […]







  Category: State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis


New Tax Deduction for Contributions to Savings Plans

Featured Posts | Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Thursday, December 1, 2022

Act now to save money when filing your 2022 tax return next year Thanks to a new law enacted by the Delaware General Assembly, Delaware taxpayers have new opportunities to save money. Delawareans who save for school with the DE529 Education Savings Plan may qualify for a new tax deduction on their state returns. “While […]




Former Foster Youth Get Help to Further Education

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Thursday, November 3, 2022

Aspire529 provides money and financial training State Treasurer Colleen Davis has announced the distribution of the inaugural Aspire529 awards. Aspire 529 provides $529 for foster youth aging out of the system to use for expenses related to continuing their education. “Aging out of foster care presents many obstacles for young adults, with financial concerns often […]




Delaware EARNS Program Board Members Named

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Monday, September 26, 2022

Chaired by local entrepreneur and community leader, board scheduled to meet As directed by the Delaware EARNS Act created by the signing of House Bill 205, members have been appointed to the Delaware EARNS Program Board. Board members are: Fayetta Blake – Chair Colleen Davis – State Treasurer Rick Geisenberger – Secretary of Finance Christina […]




Implementation of Delaware EARNS to Begin

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2022

Signing of HB 205 by Governor Carney allows for next steps Almost 150,000 Delaware workers got a step closer to secure retirement savings when Governor Carney signed HB 205, the Delaware EARNS Act, into law this morning. With the enactment of the legislation, the Office of the State Treasurer (OST) officially begins building the infrastructure […]




Celebrating National ABLE to Save Month

Office of the State Treasurer | State Treasurer Colleen C. Davis | Date Posted: Friday, July 29, 2022

August marks “ABLE to Save Month,” and Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis wants to use the opportunity to celebrate Delawareans with disabilities and the freedom, independence, and possibilities their ABLE accounts provide. ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) plans allow individuals with disabilities and their families to save for a broad range of expenses on […]