Article 13.

ARTICLE XIII – FINANCES

Section 1.
Regular dues (see Article XII) shall be fixed by a majority vote of members present at any regular meeting providing notice of the contemplated dues change has been announced at least one month in advance.

Section 2.
The local may obtain additional finances through grants, donations, contributions or other funding activities.

Section 3.
The fiscal year shall be July 1 through June 30.

Section 4.
No later than October 31st, an Audit Committee (Article VIII, Section 4) shall audit the financial records of the local.

Section 5.
The Treasurer of the local shall prepare all necessary Federal, State, and local tax documents and ensure that those documents are submitted in a timely manner.