What the sales tax monies can & can’t be used for

A school district MAY use sales tax revenues for:
• The abatement of bonds.
• New facilities, additions and renovations.
• Land acquisitions.
• Ongoing maintenance.
• Architectural planning.
• Durable equipment (non-moveable items).
• Fire prevention and Life Safety issues.
• Disabled access.
• Security.
• Energy efficiency.
• Parking lots.
• Demolition.
• Roof repairs.

It MAY NOT use sales revenues for:
• Direct instructional costs.
• Text books.
• Buses.
• Detached furniture and fixtures.
• Operating costs.
• Salaries.
• Overhead.
 

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