By: Diane Benjamin
Unlike District 87’s handwritten return, Unit 5’s Teachers Union paid a CPA firm to do theirs.
First thing to notice is they don’t take in near as much money from members as District 87 (2006: $187,804):
Note the last line above: $319,389 on hand at the end of the year.
So where did they spend money? We don’t know because descriptions aren’t included:
Schedule O shows: Full time Teacher Release – $42,112. (no idea what that means)
One more interesting part of the tax return:
Lindsey Dickinson works 55 hours a week for free?
How can she afford to do that? Because taxpayers are paying her: