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The Finance department is comprised of the Accounting Services, Budget, Capital Projects Accounting, Payroll and Financial Reporting divisions.
Our office is located in Room 200 of the Central Administration Building, 601 South 8th Street.  Our office can be contacted by calling 253.571.1200 or by fax at 253.571.1327.

 Accounting Services

The Accounting Services division provides location-specific financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and cash handling expertise as well as oversees Associated Student Body accounting; budget preparation (all funds except General Fund); cash management and banking services; chart of accounts management; enrollment reporting; general ledger accounting; grants management; and travel.


The Budget division oversees compilation and administration of the district's General Fund budget.  The division provides budget assistance and support; comprehensive revenue and expenditure analysis; staffing and enrollment analysis; and levy, bond and debt calculations and analysis.  Additionally, position control is maintained by the Budget division by creating positions and validating the availability of full-time equivalent (FTE) employees.

 Capital Projects

The Capital Projects Accounting division oversees capital project cash flow analysis and accounting as well as provides revenue and expenditure forecasting and monthly reporting; project-specific financing reporting; and capital fund budget monitoring.

 Financial Reporting

The Financial Reporting division provides comprehensive monthly and quarterly financial results; forecasts and projections; and provides assistance with revenue and expenditure analysis at the program level.


The Payroll division is dedicated to providing accurate and timely pay warrants and other comprehensive payroll-related services to all Tacoma School District employees.  Payroll is a service-oriented department whose goal is to assist employees and administrative departments with processing payroll information, answering inquiries and resolving problems in a timely manner.  In addition, the Payroll division oversees employee-directed benefit processing and reporting; retirement benefits and reporting; and Time Input Processing (TIP).

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 Mileage Information

Beginning January 1, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service has
revised the standard mileage rate to $.56 cents per mile. 

 Per Diem Information