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Take Charge of Education®

Enroll in Take Charge of Education and Target will donate 1% of your Target Business Card purchases to your eligible K-12 school*. Learn more and enroll or designate your school by calling 1-800-316-6142.

Tax Exemption at Checkout

Once you set up your account as tax exempt, sales tax is deducted from your purchase. Automatically, right at checkout. (Sales tax is not automatically deducted for purchases made on Target.com.)

Itemized Statements

Get monthly itemized statements and use PO numbers to track your purchases. It's one detailed document for one organized office.

Competitive Rates

There's no annual fee on your Target Business Card and the rate is competitive if you carry a balance on a revolving account. Plus, there's no charge for extra cards.

Purchase Order-Based Account

For organizations interested in administering vouchers, the purchase order-based account makes it simple. You distribute vouchers as needed, in any denomination, and your clients use them to make purchases at Target. (Call 1-800-440-5317 to see if your organization qualifies for the purchase order option.)

Target Corporate GiftCards

Purchase GiftCards in bulk with your Target Business Card and get faster processing and free rush shipping.


Save 5% Every Shopping Trip*

Now when you use your Target Business Card, your business gets 5% off every Target shopping trip. Now that's good business.

*5% Target Business Card Discount

Every time you use your Target Business Card® you will receive 5% off your purchases at Target stores and Target.com. If you use a Target Business Card in the same purchase transaction with another form of payment, the 5% discount will apply only to the purchase amount tendered to your Target Business Card.

  • 5% discount applies to eligible purchases minus any other discounts and the value of any promotional Target gift cards received in the transaction.
  • Target reserves the right to discontinue or alter the terms of this program at any time.
  • 5% discount does not apply to the following:
    • Prescriptions, Target Clinic® services and Target Optical® eye exams
    • Target gift cards and prepaid cards
    • Previous purchases
    • Target credit account payments
    • Target Commercial Interiors® purchases
    • Gift wrap and shipping and handling charges on Target.com purchases
    • Where otherwise prohibited by law


Enroll for free and Target® will donate 1% of your Target Business Card purchases to the eligible K-12 school of your choice.

Qualifying Schools

The Take Charge of Education program is intended to benefit K-12 schools located in the U.S. having a 501(c) (3) or 509 (a) (1) tax-exempt status.

How the program works

Target Business Card account holders can sign up for the Take Charge of Education program by calling 1-800-316-6142 or by visiting Target.com/tcoe or an in-store kiosk. Only Target Business Card account holders that are educational institutions are allowed to enroll in Take Charge of Education.

Designate an eligible K-12 school, and Target donates an amount equal to one percent (1%) of your Target Business Card purchases (minus returns and sales tax) at any Target store and Target.com. Target will track purchases made on participating Target Business Cards and will distribute the accumulated donations to schools in September.

General Conditions

Only one school may be designated for each Target Business Card account.

Schools must meet the eligibility requirements described above.

Donation amounts begin to accrue when the school designation is processed. The school donation will only be made for Target Business Card accounts that are open and in good standing at the time donations are distributed to eligible schools.

School donations through Take Charge of Education are not tax deductible.

Checks will not be mailed to schools if the payout is less than $25. (Payouts under $25 will carry over to the next payment period). Checks must be cashed before the expiration on the check. Checks are considered rejected if not cashed by expiration.

Target reserves the right to discontinue or alter the terms of this program at any time.


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