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Local Leaders

Please watch the Training Video at your leisure.


 Please contact our state office if you need any advice concerning being a local unit or council treasurer.




  • Keep the records of the national/state portion of membership dues separate from the records of the general funds of the local PTA.

  • Remit dues and a membership list to Alabama PTA promptly after collection. 

  • Have custody of the funds of the PTA and maintain a full account of those funds.

  • Make disbursements as authorized by the president, board of directors, or the PTA in accordance with the budget adopted by the PTA.

  • Have checks signed by two authorized signers. (Authorized includes those officers on the bank account)

  • Keep accurate account of receipts and disbursements in books that belong to the PTA.

  • Prepare and present written financial reports to the board of directors and the general membership meetings.

  • Present a written annual report of the financial condition of the organization.

  • Submit the books annually for an audit; report findings of the audit to the board of directors.

  • Perform other duties as provided by in the By-Laws.

  • Ensure annual 990 is filed to the IRS.

Deb Stern

Immediate Past Treasurer

Alabama PTA

National PTA has many useful documents in regards to filing taxes and avoiding fraud.

Be sure to create an account to access the toolkit.

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