LEON SMAGGE ADMINISTRATION CENTER
777 East Algonquin Road, Des Plaines IL 60016
The Business and Finance Office is responsible for financial, business, and day-to-day operations. The office oversees financial planning, budgeting, purchasing, facilities, fiscal accounting, financial reporting, grants, insurance, transportation, food services, warehousing, and accounts payable.
The District maintains guidelines to protect its fund balances. Financial planning is designed around the coordinated use of fund balances and cost containment.
MARK BERTOLOZZI – Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
Questions may be directed to Lynn Hofmiester, Manager Business Services, via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Board of Education adopted policy includes
Financial Planning, Fund Balance Guidelines, and List and Responsibilites
Standard and Poor's Ratings
AA+ long-term rating to Cook County Community Consolidated School District No. 62 (Des Plaines), Ill.
For assistance please contact Susan Artarian (847) 824-1144
The accounts payable function facilitates vendor payments. Checks are issued monthly following approval at the Board of Education meeting, which typically falls on the third Monday of each month. Checks are mailed the following business day.
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. A person who is required to file an information return with the IRS, must obtain your correct taxpayer identification number (TIN) to report.
The Internal Revenue Service issues optional standard mileage rates to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, medical or moving purposes. Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, the standard mileage rate for the business use of cars, vans, pickup or panel trucks will be 58.5 cents per mile, down 2.5 cents from 2021.
2021 MILES | 2022 MILES
Use this form to summarize all trip expenses; forward the completed form to your supervisor/department for review and approval. This form must be completed in such a manner that it is clear to administrators and auditors where, when, and how the money was spent. If you have questions, please call the Business Office.
Questions regarding accounts payable can be directed to Sue Klingenberg, Accounts Payable Specialist, (847) 824-1607.
Status of Business Ownership
As of January 10, 2008, and in order to comply with Illinois Senate Bill 783, District 62 Board of Education reports contracts on the district’s website for all contracts awarded over $25,000 and all collective bargaining contracts. A summary of all contracts awarded over $25,000 can be view below:
The Payroll Office is responsible for generating paychecks, and makes sure the district employees receive it on time. For payroll questions please call Cheryl McCarthy, Payroll Specialist, (847) 824-1609.
District 62 employee can complete IRS FORM W-4, Employee's Federal Withholding Allowance Certificate, and
ILLINOIS FORM W-4, Employee’s Illinois Withholding Allowance Certificate using Pay/Tax Information menu over the iVisions account.
Direct Deposit Authorization (Staff Intranet)
The purchasing function supports schools through the procurement of supplies, maintenance agreements, repair services, and equipment. A central warehouse maintains inventory of frequently used supplies, paper and textbooks.
Questions regarding purchasing may be directed to Susan Artarian, Purchasing Specialist, via email email@example.com