Financial Disclosure

NOTE: Due to current events surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the deadline to file the 2020 City Financial Disclosure Statement has been extended to April 15, 2020.

The deadline to file without penalty has been extended to May 1, 2020.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT 
THE FILING WEBSITE HAS CHANGED.

VISIT 
ATLANTA.ETHICSEFILE.COM TO FILE THE FOLLOWING REPORTS:

City Financial Disclosure Statement
Travel Disclosure Report
Gift to the City Report
Conflict of Interest Disclosure Report

Electronic Disclosure System   
City officials and employees are required to file their annual financial disclosure statements online in the Electronic Disclosure System.  Persons who are 65 years of age or older may seek a waiver from the online filing requirement and file hard (paper) copies of their financial disclosure statements by mail or hand delivery.

Electronic Disclosure System Home Page

City Financial Disclosure Laws
Section 2-814 of the Code of Ethics requires the annual disclosure of financial statements to enable the public to review the assets and income sources of city officials and employees for actual and potential conflicts of interest between the individual’s official duties and personal interests. Pursuant to city ordinance, the 2020 City Financial Disclosure Statement is due by April 15, 2020 and the grace period for filing without a penalty ends on May 1, 2020. Notices to file will be mailed to required filers by March 1 each year. 

2020 City Financial Disclosure Fine Schedule

Filing by

Fine

May 1

No fine - grace period

May 15

$50

May 29

$100

June 12

$150

June 26

$200

On or after June 27

$250

Who Is Required to File?
The Code of Ethics requires city elected officials, approximately 25 percent of the city's work force, city board members, and neighborhood planning unit officers to file the annual financial disclosure statement. Required filers must submit a statement every year that they serve the city and the year after they leave city service. Every year the Ethics Office posts online a list of elected officials, employees, and volunteer city officials who are required to file the financial disclosure statement. Read More

A Guide to Disclosure Reports:
File the reports listed below online at atlanta.ethicsefile.com

Annual City Financial Disclosure Statement.  Elected city officials, certain city employees, city board members, executive directors, and certain NPU officers are required to file a city financial disclosure form each year they serve and in the year after they leave city service disclosing sources of income and transactions with the City. 

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Report. City officials and employees must file an online conflict disclosure form when they have a financial or personal interest in a decision, legislation, or matter pending before the individual or his or her agency.  It is due within seven days of the pending decision.

Gift to City Report. City departments file a gift report at the end of each year to disclose gifts received on behalf of the City of Atlanta (1) from a prohibited source, (2) as a result of soliciting a donation, (3) as an honorarium, and (4) for addition to the general fund or the city’s inventory of property.

Travel Disclosure Report. Individual officials and employees file a travel report when an entity other than the City pays their expenses for travel in an official capacity.  The report is due 30 days after the trip or event.


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