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Items for Good Standing

There are currently only 4 items PTAs must submit annually in order to maintain their annual Good Standing. Completion of these items is absolutely necessary to maintain a healthy nonprofit, and maintain Good Standing as a PTA affiliate in Minnesota.  

Email with your questions about Good Standing: mnpta@mnpta.org


1.Officer Updates – Click to download

Updates to your officer list is the most critical of all your submission items. Your officer list in MemberHub should be updated when individuals are voted in, or upon any change. Without current officers listed, critical support, resources, and updates can not be shared. 

2. Standing Rules – Click to download

Your PTA should review, vote on, and submit any approved revisions to your Standing Rules to MNPTA by December of your current school year. There is no need to re-submit the Standing Rules annually, if no changes are to be made to your local-unit document on file with MNPTA.

If your unit has not yet voted on and submitted a set of Standing Rules for 2018-2019, please refer to the Resources page to read more and view a sample. Your PTA board should review the document together, vote on the final product, and then submit your completed rules to the state as soon as possible.

3. Membership Info & Dues – Click to download

Dues are a required piece of your organization to help you establish membership within your group and bring support to your unit. Minimum membership dues (as of 6/25/2019) are $6.25 per member, with $4 supporting Minnesota PTA. $2.25 is the portion which purchases each National PTA membership. We recommend that local units offer different membership levels, so each voting member can also contribute to their local PTA. For example, a $15 membership can support the local PTA with $8.75 per person!

Membership information can now be hand entered into Memberhub for processing, uploaded by spreadsheet, and can also be purchased directly from the MemberHub system once your PTA has set up the memberships in your store front.

Dues are imperative to help maintain services from National and Minnesota PTA, and to maintain your PTA’s good standing.

Curious as to what your dues go toward? Click Here.

4. 990 Submission VerificationClick to view a sample submission

Your PTA is required to file a 990 annually, and we ask you submit a copy of your 990 postcard to our office to ensure that we have the most current filing year for your organization.

All Non-profit organizations are required to file taxes every fiscal year with the IRS. We ask you submit your receipt of submission to us after you file. We do not need full 990’s submitted. What we are looking for is the IRS verification of your 990 submission for each tax year. Please submit a copy to us through MemberHub and keep a copy for your records. It may look like this:


More information on your units tax exemption.

Visit our Tax Filing Information page for more specifics.

“Tax-Exempt Status for Your Organization” from the IRS
Keep your PTA happy and healthy! Click the link above to read more about being a tax-exempt organization, how to maintain your status, how to handle contributions, and more.

Unsure of your filings and exemption status? Email us: mnpta@mnpta.org