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5 (More) Printable Holiday Poems for Teachers

Posted on 5:35 am in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

The holiday season is a time to enjoy with family, friends and loved ones in our lives. For many families that may include at least one or more teachers. To show your special teacher how much you appreciate them, and all of their hard work, we have put together 5 wonderful poems and have included a couple of really thoughtful gift ideas. Printing Instructions: These cards can be printed in 5×7 or 3.5×5. For printing, we recommend using the PDF link below each image. When your printer settings opens, simply select the paper size...

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Neighborhood Winterization Ideas for HOAs

Posted on 6:51 am in HOA | 0 comments

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are falling, the temperature is dropping and you might even see a few snowflakes in the air. For a Homeowners Association (HOA) this is a time to get a few loose ends organized to ensure that your property is protected during a long period of inclement weather. Often referred to as winterization; the tasks of preparing your water system, buildings, roads and walkways will make your property and neighborhood safer for everyone. Exterior Water Systems A good first step is to protect all outdoor water...

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The Ease of IRS Tax Form 990N

Posted on 7:18 am in Treasurer How-To's | 0 comments

We understand that tax filing time might not be everyone’s favorite time of year, but if your nonprofit qualifies to use the IRS Tax Form 990N, then tax filing might not be as difficult as you think. Who Can File The IRS Form 990N is also known as the e-Postcard. It is the simplest version of the 990 forms as there are only 8 questions. You may qualify to use the 990N if your nonprofit organization has gross annual receipts that total $50,000 or less. Please note that there is no paper form of 990N. The form must be filed electronically...

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The IRS 990 Tax Form Explained

Posted on 7:50 am in Treasurer How-To's | 0 comments

For many groups tax filing time is just around the corner and almost all nonprofit organizations are required to file a 990 form. Just in the nick of time, we are here to explain who may use which 990 form and when it needs to be filed. Take a big sigh of relief, we have got the 990 process covered. The IRS 990 Form Most nonprofit organizations need to file an annual tax return with the IRS. Even though registered 501 (c)3 nonprofit organizations are exempt from paying taxes they do need to file a report that provides certain information,...

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Tips for Total Family Wellness this School Year

Posted on 7:45 am in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

Staying healthy throughout the school year is generally a top priority for many families. Keep sick days at bay because with a little preparation total family wellness can be enjoyed by all. Nutrition Make sure healthy eating habits start at home. Student lunches and snacks can be loaded with sugar fats and preservatives so make sure your family has a healthy base of food knowledge to inform their eating decisions. Focus on whole foods at home and try to introduce two new foods a week. You might be surprised at the response! Take a few...

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Back to School: Teacher Appreciation Ideas from Students

Posted on 7:48 am in Parent Teacher Associations | 0 comments

Going back to school is an exciting time for students and one of the ways to make the transition extra special is with one of these teacher appreciation ideas. Take a peek at these thoughtful gifts, heart-warming words to start your school year off in the right direction. The Balm Your new teacher will be positively buzzing with this gift.  Who doesn’t love bees? Their social and cooperative nature is a perfect metaphor for the productive learning community of a school. Try out our endearing printable and be sure to include a nice lip balm or...

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Booster Clubs & PTAs Can Raise Money with These School Rewards Programs

Posted on 8:49 am in Fundraisers | 0 comments

As parents, we want the best for our students and if that means an extra piece of playground equipment, a field trip to the zoo or another useful school supply it might be difficult to find sufficient funds through your school. To help you out we have rounded up a few of the best rewards school programs for your school. These programs can mean big dollars for your students and oftentimes, they don’t take up a lot of extra time or effort. BoxTops for Education BoxTops for Education might be the most prolific school reward program. You have...

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5 Ways Your Booster Club Can Kick Off the New School Year

Posted on 10:59 am in Clubs | 0 comments

Your Booster Club can drum up excitement for the new school year with these fun activities. Celebrate the end of summer, build school spirit and look forward to all of the excitement of the upcoming school year. Spirit Wear Sales Spirit Wear sales are a great way to raise money for your club while building community and enthusiasm for your school. The beginning of the school year is the perfect time to have a spirit wear sale. A week or two before school starts invite people to the school for the evening or piggyback with a popular sports...

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The Pros and Cons of an Organized HOA Meeting

Posted on 2:28 pm in HOA | 0 comments

If you have attended an HOA meeting, you may have noticed that while an organized meeting might be the goal, it isn’t always easy to achieve. You may have even wondered if an organization should be forgotten all together. When homeowners get together, feelings and opinions may be quite strong and maybe more of an open forum-style meeting would be more productive. Whether you are pro organized meeting or would rather attend a brainstorming session, here are the pros and cons to having an organized HOA meeting. Pros Business A well-organized...

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Sample Reports, Documents & Templates for Sports Teams

Posted on 1:55 pm in Sports Teams | 0 comments

Keep yourself- and your team, organized with these sample reports, documents and templates for sports teams. Sports seasons are busy enough without the added challenges of team accounting, collecting dues and managing members. Here are three tools that will help you score high in organization. Once you have your team in tip-top shape you might even be able to sit back, relax and enjoy a game or two! MemberTracker MemberTracker is a team treasurer’s best friend. You can use MemberTracker to manage and track members securely and the software is...

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