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Auxiliary Finance – Elected Officers’ Training 2008. Fran Fisher DSO-FN 11NR Marilyn McBain ADSO-FN Stephen Chan ADSO-FN/F. 1. The Role of FN is to support Elected Officers, Boards & the FN chain. 2. FN Responsibilities: The Annual Cycle. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Fran Fisher DSO-FN 11NR

    Marilyn McBain ADSO-FNStephen Chan ADSO-FN/F Auxiliary Finance Elected Officers Training 2008 *

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  • The Role of FN is to support Elected Officers, Boards & the FN chain.*

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  • FN Responsibilities: The Annual CycleKeep complete and accurate records of all transactionsKeep complete records of all unit assetsPay approved bills.must have original receipts Collect and deposit receiptsCollect and pay duesReport monthly/quarterly financial status according to District/Division/Flotilla policy Manage the cash flowOptimize income opportunitiesPrepare Financial Report of Auxiliary Unit/Inventory Report (Form 7025) by 31 January. Due to Stephen Chan, ADSO-FN/F. Delinquent 1 March.Prepare a budget*

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  • Why do a Budget?Auxiliary unit funds may only be spent or committed by vote of the voting members unless otherwise stated in the Standing Rules. The Annual Budget, once approved by vote of membership, allows compliance with the Auxiliary Manual.Without an approved budget, each expenditure requires a vote.District officers have approved budgets, but expenditures must fall within guidelines.

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  • Preparing a BudgetAsk members to submit their budgets Project next years income and expenses based on past experience Review the budget with Budget Committee or general membership - item by item Discuss and adjust Vote Sample Flotilla Budget ------

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  • Typical Budget

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    F43Sept01

    United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

    Flotilla

    approved

    1/10/01

    1998199920002001

    ActualActualActualBudget

    INCOME/EXPENSE

    INCOME

    Course Matl Fee

    [email protected]$60

    [email protected]$30

    BS&S1,2858007601,[email protected]$40

    Total Course Fees1,9511,5601,4801,560

    Dues Income:

    Annual Dues Income7357007651,[email protected]$45 (current+3)

    New Member Dues Income26262626

    Total Dues Income7617267911,061

    Interest Income44357735based on '99

    Miscellaneous0050

    TOTAL INCOME2,7562,3212,3532,656

    EXPENSES

    AIM Donation100100100100

    Awards & Gifts126112128130

    Class Supplies

    Materials1,3868498331,[email protected][email protected][email protected]+x

    PE Brochures43453185

    Refreshments185175243275

    Kids & Water00025

    Total Class Expense1,6141,0691,1071,563

    COW150122115150

    Dues Expense49845745243620 @ $21+ $16

    FC Expense11581100100

    FSO Expense

    VFC190025

    MA0000

    PE00050

    PB398016100

    Social176215101300includes Div social

    (Over)Short0000

    Miscellaneous3950050

    TOTAL EXPENSES2,8762,2862,1193,004

    TOTAL INCOME/EXPENSE(120)35234(348)

    date, title

    [email protected]$60

  • Postage.Is it a real expense?

    It costs the Coast Guard money.In turn, it limits our operations funding.

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  • Dues (FSO-FN/FC)Issue a letter requesting payment of dues . (This should be done prior to 1 August .) Keep a copy for your files.After 30 days issue a second request on Form ANSC 7035 (10-04) to those members who have not paid. (Hint This form can be signed and dated in advance for members who have not paid in event that a second notice need be sent.) Keep copies. Attempt to reach those members who have not responded. Keep notes!After 60 days, begin disenrollment process for non-payment of dues. Form ANSC 7035 (10-04), with copies of all dues correspondence (including handwritten notes) attached, must be completed and submitted to the DSO-PS by 1 October. If disenrollment forms are not submitted (by the DSO-PS) to DIRAUX by 1 November, dues will be payable by the Flotilla even if not collected.

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  • Form 7035

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  • DuesFlotillas and Divisions set their own unit dues.The amount collected must be enough to cover the National, District, Division and Flotilla dues.Currently, National dues are $12/member and District dues are $15/member.National and District do not bill for Past Commodores.REMEMBER we are collecting annual dues for the following year (i.e., 2009 dues in 2008)

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  • When is a unit responsible for the dues of a new member?

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  • Quarterly DuesNEW THIS YEAR - New Member dues are billed according to the quarter that the member becomes AP (approval pending)1st quarter 75% of annual dues2nd quarter - 50% of annual dues3rd quarter - 25% of annual dues4th quarter no dues required for the current year

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  • Double Dues ???If you disenrolled a member late and the paperwork is not processed on time, you will be responsible for their annual dues. If the member later decides to pay, you will be billed again when the member is reinstated.

    National will no longer make corrections for those folks going out/in .

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  • Dues - Delinquent DatesPayable within 30 days.Divisions more than 60 days in arrears will not be entitle to vote as a member of the District Board.

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  • Dues DiscrepanciesPay the full amount billed by the DSO-FN Report the discrepancy to your IS officer and the DSO-FN

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  • REMEMBER it is the Flotillas duty to submit paperwork for ALL disenrollments- including death of a flotilla member

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  • UNITS ARE BILLED ANNUAL DUES FOR ALL MEMBERS LISTED IN AUXDATA ON 1 JANUARY

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  • Sales Tax ExemptionThe US Coast Guard Auxiliary is a non-military organization administered by the Commandant of the Coast Guard under the direction of the Secretary of Homeland Security Accordingly, sales to the Auxiliary are not subject to sales tax.

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  • All members of the Auxiliary who make purchases on behalf of the Auxiliary may request an exemption from sales tax (request letter from DSO-FN). Remember, while sales to organized units of the Coast Guard Auxiliary are exempt from sales tax, sales to individual members, even if billed through the Auxiliary, are not exempt from sales tax. This exemption may not be used for personal purchases.

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  • personal use of sales tax exemption = TAX EVASION*

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  • Are Auxiliary Units 501(c)(3)s?Auxiliary units are not 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.The Coast Guard Auxiliary Association, Inc is a 501(c)(3) organization. Any donation that needs be made to a 501(c)(3) needs to go through the Coast Guard Auxiliary Association, Inc.

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  • Are donations to the Auxiliary deductible if you itemize on your tax return?Yes, donations are deductible because we are a government organization.The are deductible under IRC 170(c).NOT under 501(c)(3).

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  • Form 7025

    When should this form be completed?At the end of each year.What other times?

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  • Form 7025

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  • Form7025 pg 2

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  • Form 7025 HintsComplete the unit name and number at the top of the formThe current years beginning balances should equal the previous years ending balancesThe form should balance ---

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  • Beg balance + receipts disbursements = ending balance (line 2 + line 4 line 7 = line 9)

    If it does not equal, check your numbers and correct the form before submitting it

    Forms should be submitted to ADSO FN/F NOT DIRAUX NOT DSO-FN

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  • Problems???If you need help, please call -- DSO-FNIf the question relates to Quicken or QuickBooks, please let me know which version you are using- 2005, 2007, etc.*

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