Scouts-L Mail Archive for June of 1999: Re: Refunds for Scouts leaving troop
Re: Refunds for Scouts leaving troop
Mark W Arend
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 21:31:11 -0500
On Fri, 18 Jun 1999 09:06:33 -0500 Sarah Nunez <trinoaks@FLASH.NET>
>I'm inclined to let the boy have the $28 he contributed, but insist
>troop fundraisers are only for troop functions, even though we credit
>them to the boys' accounts.
>What would you do in our shoes?
Our policy is the same as yours with one addition--if the Scout transfers
to another Troop we will send a check for the money in his account to the
Some years back we had a CPA as our treasurer and he told us that the
money raised by the boys had to be used for Scouting activities (we had a
Scout who wanted to withdraw the money in his account to use for college
expenses). If we allowed withdrawls for non-Scouting activities we could
jepordize our tax-free status.
Mark W. Arend
Scoutmaster, Troop 736
Beaver Dam, Wisc.