Financial Officer Resources

This page is dedicated to providing forms, information, and resources to unit and council PTA presidents, treasurers, financial secretaries, and auditors.

Still have questions?

Treasurers and financial secretaries, contact the First District PTA treasurer Jessica Sheen via email at

Auditors, contact the First District PTA auditor Kelley Schwedler via email at

Tax Preparation Information

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Every PTA Unit and Council must file Federal and State tax reports every year. California State PTA offers tax filing guidance and resources on their website.

  • It is very important that every unit and council file taxes each year, even if you made very little income.
  • Non-profits will automatically lose their tax-exempt status if they have not filed for the past three years.
  • Tax returns are due 4 ½ months after the close of your fiscal year.
    • If your organization’s Fiscal Year ends May 31 = Tax Returns are due by October 15, 2019
    • If your organization’s Fiscal Year ends June 30 = Tax Returns due by November 15, 2019

CLICK HERE to access the Tax Filing Support Center

Conflict of Interest / Whistleblower Policy

As board members of a nonprofit organization, we have a fiduciary duty to conduct business in a manner that is transparent and appropriate and in line with state and federal law governing nonprofits.

Every board member is responsible for knowing and understanding the parameters of the PTA Conflict of Interest and Whistleblower Policies.

In addition, each year, every board member needs to complete the Conflict of Interest / Whistleblower Form.

Please make sure each council board member and unit board member is provided with a copy of the Conflict of Interest Policy and completes and signs the Conflict of Interest and Whistleblower Form.

The completed and signed forms should be retained by the unit or council treasurer as part of the organization’s corporate records, along with the tax filings.

California State PTA

CLICK HERE to access the Finance section of the California State PTA online Toolkit

CLICK HERE to access the Finance page at the California State PTA website

PTA Financial Forms


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