Pursuant to New York City Administrative Code § 12-110(b)(2), candidates for election to the office of Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, District Attorney, Borough President, or City Council member are required to file an annual disclosure report with the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board. The annual disclosure report asks for information concerning financial interests and outside activities during the preceding calendar year.
Candidates who have registered with the New York City Campaign Finance Board to receive matching funds must comply with the annual disclosure filing requirements found on the Candidate Matching Funds page.
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WHO MUST FILE
Candidates for Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, District Attorney, Borough President, or City Council. This includes:
WHEN TO FILE
Candidates. Reports are due within twenty-five (25) days after the last day for filing designating petitions or independent nominating petitions pursuant to the election law.
NOTE: Candidates who have registered with the New York City Campaign Finance Board to receive matching funds generally have earlier deadline(s) to receive those funds. See the Candidate Matching Funds page.
Write-In Candidates. Reports are due within twenty-five (25) days after the primary.
Candidates Filing Vacancies. Reports are due within twenty (20) days after a certificate designating the person to fill the vacancy is filed with the Board of Elections, or within five (5) days before the election for which the certificate is filed, whichever is earlier.
HOW TO FILE
Candidates Who Are Currently City Elected Officials. Contact COIB’s Annual Disclosure Unit at (212) 437-0739 or firstname.lastname@example.org to file electronically through the electronic filing application.
All Other Candidates. Complete and submit a PDF fillable annual disclosure report form:
If you already filed a financial disclosure statement covering the reporting period with the New York State Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (formerly, the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics), you may satisfy your filing obligations by emailing a copy of the complete disclosure statement (not the receipt) to email@example.com.
PUBLIC INSPECTION OF ANNUAL DISCLOSURE REPORTS
Any member of the public may request to view a candidate’s annual disclosure report.
Whenever a candidate’s annual disclosure report is publicly released, the Board will notify the filer and provide the identity of the person to whom the report was released.
Information regarding the candidate’s spouse, domestic partner, or unemancipated child(ren) will be withheld from public inspection unless the candidate shares the financial interest with them or the Board determines that such information involves an actual or potential conflict of interest on the part of the candidate.
AMENDING AN ANNUAL DISCLOSURE REPORT
If you have unintentionally omitted certain information in the report or included incorrect information, you must amend your report by contacting the Board at (212) 437-0739 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only the filer may amend the filer’s report.
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