15-30-2143. Deduction for contributions to child abuse and neglect prevention program. A taxpayer filing an individual income tax return who does not elect to take the standard deduction provided for in 15-30-2132 may, in computing net income, claim a deduction for the payment of a contribution to the child abuse and neglect prevention program as follows:
(1) If the taxpayer paid a contribution in the tax year for which the return is filed, the taxpayer may deduct the amount of the contribution paid during that year, unless the amount was deducted as provided in subsection (2).
(2) If the taxpayer encloses a check or other order to pay money as a contribution with the timely filing of a tax return, in accordance with 15-30-2604, the taxpayer may elect to take a deduction for the amount of the contribution and apply the deduction in the tax year for which the taxpayer is filing the return.