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OK to carry funds for “general” expenses?
We expect to hold a school auction in March that will raise $40,000. We have always budgeted our money...
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Who is responsible for financial decisions?
An issue has come up in our PTO about advancing money in full for events. I need to know who besides...
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Board of education wants financial reports?
I am currently PTO president at a small school. Do you know whether we have to furnish our board of education...
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PTO credit card—good idea or bad?
Our group is trying to decide whether obtaining a credit card would be a good idea. We would use it for...
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Pay for one parent’s travel expenses?
A student at our school has been selected to attend a national conference in a few months, and it’s...
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“Sponsor” PTO at a new school?
I am the PTO president in a fairly small town. Our school is splitting because of growth issues and our...
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Options for playground fund money if the playground isn’t allowed?
Our parent group collected funds for a playground remodel four or five years ago. After we collected...
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No cash payments for PTO expenses?
I am the treasurer at my school’s PTO, and I have a parent who paid cash for pizza to serve at a dance....
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Any say over how principal spends our money?
Our PTCO’s main objective is to raise money to fund teachers’ aides. We give our principal in excess...
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Correct ways to spend PTO money?
We are hearing a lot about IRS audits and want to be sure that we are spending our PTO money correctly....
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