Saratoga Union School District

Parcel Tax Exemption Forms

Optional exemptions from the Saratoga Union School District parcel tax are available.  Exemption forms may be picked up at the SUSD Business Office located at 20460 Forrest Hills Drive in Saratoga, or you may download them below:

Questions about Exemption Forms?  Please contact the Business Office (408) 867-3424, x209#

 

 
Saratoga Union School District Core Academic Programs Parcel Tax Measure B

On May 8, 2012, voters approved the Measure B Parcel Tax assessment of $68 per parcel per year.  The tax expires after 8 years. The tax is assessed against each parcel of taxable land in the school district. A parcel is defined as any parcel of land which lies wholly or partially within the boundaries of Saratoga Union School District, and receives a separate tax bill for property taxes from the Santa Clara County Assessor/Tax  Collector's Office.

The Parcel Tax proceeds help ensure reliable funding that cannot be taken away from the state.  Parcel tax funds will:

  • Protect outstanding core academic programs in reading, writing, math and science

  • Retain highly qualified teachers

  • Support hand-on science classes for all grades

  • Help protect the number of instructional days in a school year

  • Provide classroom books and instructional materials, including classroom technology

No proceeds are used for administrative salaries and benefits.  Exemptions are available for senior citizens and recipients of SSI for a disability.

The students and staff of Saratoga Union School District greatly appreciate the support of the community and voters.

 


Parcel Tax Oversight Committee

The Oversight Committee will hold its first meeting on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 9 a.m. in the District Office Large Conference Room, 20460 Forrest Hills Drive, Saratoga, CA.  95070.  Members of the public are welcome to attend. 
 
One of SUSD’s commitments is to maintain accountability and transparency with all expenditures of Measure B dollars.  A key component of that commitment is maintaining an independent Oversight Committee that is to annually review the District’s compliance with the terms of Measure B.  The committee is designed to include parents/guardians as well as Saratoga community members. 

The Saratoga Union School District Board of Trustees thanks Saratoga community members who are willing to serve on the Measure B Parcel Tax Oversight Committee.  Current Committee members are:

  • Amika Antoniades- Rao (new)
  • Rita Cao (new)
  • Jill Hunter (returning)
  • Sandeep Jain (new)
  • Ming Lei (returning)
  • Jeff Pangborn (new)
  • Maysam Sadeghi (returning)

For more information about service on this committee, please see the Board Bylaw.


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