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DCMR Chapter 30

3008 FINANCIAL REPORTS AND STATEMENTS

3008.1 Candidates, political committees, citizen-service programs and Statehood funds shall maintain records, pursuant to chapter 34 of this title.

3008.2 With the exception of ANCs, all contributions, expenditures, debts, contracts, and agreements shall be reported on separate schedules in the R&E Report, in the following manner:

(a) On a form, prescribed by the Director; or

(b) In the format consistent with the form filed pursuant to 3008.2(a).

3008.3 The R&E Report may be filed by computer diskette furnished by the Director, as an alternative method of electronic filing, Provided that the original R&E Report, verified by the treasurer, is also filed.

3008.4 All receipts for contributions including in-kind contributions, ticket purchases, loans and transfers, and in the case of citizen-services programs, personal property, shall be itemized and reported on Schedule A in accordance with the Instructions for preparing the R&E Report.

3008.5 All expenditures for personal services, loans, media, transfers, other items or services, and in-kind contributions, and in the case of citizen-services programs, personal property, shall be itemized and reported on Schedule B in accordance with the Instructions for preparing the R&E Report.

3008.6 All net proceeds for any sales and collections shall be itemized and reported on Schedule C in accordance with the Instructions for preparing the R&E Report.

3008.7 All debts and obligations, excluding loans, except in the case of citizen-services programs, shall be itemized and reported on Schedule D in accordance with the Instructions for preparing the R&E Report.

3008.8 All loans, except in the case of citizen-services programs, shall be itemized and reported on Schedule E in accordance with the Instructions for preparing the R&E Report.

3008.9 In-kind contributions shall be assessed at the current local fair market value at the time of the contribution.

3008.10 Financial transactions undertaken by credit card shall be reported on the R&E Report in accordance with the Instructions for preparing the R&E Report in the following manner:

(a) Contributions shall be reported for the date upon which the authorized transaction is received;

(b) The full amount authorized by the contributor as a contribution shall be reported by the candidate or committee;

(c ) Any service charge(s) deducted by the credit card issuer shall be reported as expenditures made by the candidate or committee as of the date notified of the deductions; and

(d) Any discount from the normal service charge authorized by the credit card issuer shall constitute an in-kind contribution from the issuer and shall be reported as an in-kind contribution.

3008.11 Every person, other than a political committee, who makes independent expenditures aggregating in excess of fifty dollars ($50) during a calendar year shall file an Independent Expenditure Report with the Director, at the times specified in §3017, for any period during which the expenditure occurred.

3008.12 The ANC Summary Financial Statement filed by an ANC candidate shall include the following:

(a) Total campaign receipts and expenditures relative to an election; and

(b) Certification that the candidate did not receive contributions from any person in excess of twenty-five ($25).