Bulk Upload for Extra Credit Grant Applications


The bulk upload method is available only to professional tax preparers. This method may only be used to submit two or more applications on behalf of qualifying individuals who filed a 2019 North Carolina Individual Income Tax Return and did not report a qualifying child on Line 10a of Form D-400.

If you are an individual applying on your own behalf, or a tax preparer applying on behalf of one client review, other application filing options.

Application Submission

You must have Microsoft Excel 2003 or later for Windows computers, or Microsoft 2004 or later for Mac computers to use the bulk application workbook. This workbook is not compatible with Numbers for Mac or other spreadsheet software. Other application filing options are available.

Step 1: Before submitting an application for the Extra Credit Grant payment, read the instructions for Form NC-1105 in its entirety. If the Department determines an applicant is not eligible for the grant payment, the Department will issue a denial letter.

Step 2: Download the Extra Credit Grant – Bulk Application file below and enter the required information on the Application Information tab. Review the step-by-step guide for full instructions on completing the bulk application.


Step 3:  Complete and save the file and follow the on-screen prompts.

Step 4:  Upload the file  and follow the on-screen prompts. 

  • Attestation: By uploading a completed file, you are declaring and certifying that you have examined this application and accompanying schedules and statements, and to the best of your knowledge and belief, they are true, correct, and complete, and all individuals included in this transmittal are eligible to receive a grant award under the Extra Credit Grant Program.

Step 5: You will receive an email confirmation that the file was received and will be notified if there are any problems with the file. Clients will receive the grant OR a letter explaining why the grant is denied. 

Help With Bulk Uploads

The phone number and email address below are for use only by professional tax preparers who are filing a bulk application on behalf of their clients.  The Department is unable to respond to inquiries unrelated to bulk applications, such as any calls or emails from individuals inquiring about the Extra Credit Grant Program, grant application status, or other tax matters not relating to the submission of a bulk application.

For assistance completing the Extra Credit Grant Bulk Application or uploading the file you can: 

If you send an email, please be sure to include a descriptive title in the subject line of your email.  Allow 2 business days for a response to your email. This email address is unsecure. Do not submit confidential tax information.  

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