Business Support Services

​​​​​The Financial Services Department consists of the Finance Department (Accounts Payable and Accounting & Treasury) and the Payroll Department. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Finance Department is in Room 200 of the Central Administration Building (CAB), 601 South 8th Street, Tacoma, WA 98405. You can reach us by calling 253.571.1200 or by fax at 253.571.1327.

The Payroll Department is in Room 208 of the Central Administration Building (CAB), 601 South 8th Street, Tacoma, WA 98405. You can reach us by calling 253.571.1236 or by fax at 253.571.1046.

Our email addresses are as follows:

Financial Reporting

Review comprehensive monthly, quarterly and year-end financial results, forecasts and projections for the Tacoma Public Schools.

Associated Student Body (ASB) Manual

Find information about laws and regulations, accounting and procedures, budgeting, ASB activities and the ASB accounting system that our school associated student bodies must follow.

Business Services Division (BSD) Manual

Learn about the procedures the Finance Department follows for accounts payable, accounting and treasury, payroll and risk management.

Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) Vendors

See the listing of authorized companies that have an agreement with the Board of Directors of Tacoma School District and each of the collective bargaining groups for tax sheltered annuities and deferred compensation payroll deductions.​

Payroll Payroll

The Purchasing Department is responsible for ensuring that district purchases represent the best value possible, both in terms of price and in terms of non-price considerations such as service, timeliness, quality and supplier performance, including purchasing costs, fixed assets management, warehousing, and furniture program.​​