Please plan to attend the next Seattle Council PTSA General Meeting to learn more about the
2017-18 school budget from district leaders. The meeting will be Monday, February 6 from
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the John Standford Center for Educational Excellence auditorium.
National PTA "Take Your Family to School Week" February 13-17
We encourage schools to participate in this long-standing PTA tradition of family engagement. This year's theme is "Celebrating the Changing Faces of Families."
Check out the National PTA website for turn-key events and activities and also downloadable posters and materials you can use to promote the event in your school.
PTSA Family Engagement Efforts Recognized at Mayor's Education Summit
Seattle PTSA groups and the Urban Family Engagement Network were recognized at the Mayor's Education Summit for their integral role in helping shape the City's initiative for family-school partnerships.
In the Mayor's report, the National PTA standards for family-school partnership were cited for having an impact on reducing the opportunity gap and promoting family-friendly school environments.
Tax Reminders for IRS 1099-MISC and Sales Tax Remittance
If your PTA hired an independent contractor and paid $600 or more in the calendar year, your PTA is required to file the IRS 1099-Misc form by the
File the Sales Tax Remittance Return if your PTA had any taxable type sales totalling less than $28,000 and you owe less than $2,000 retail sales tax. If you are registered with the Department of Revenue, your PTA must file a return even if you did not have business activity.