Where are personal financial statements filed?
Candidates and public officials as defined by subsections (A) through (D) of 21-5-3(22) must file the Personal Financial Disclosure Statement electronically with the State Ethics Commission. That includes:
Every constitutional officer;
Every elected state official;
The executive head of every state department or agency, whether elected or appointed;
Each member of the General Assembly;
In order to file a PFD electronically, an individual must complete a PIN Application for e-filing Personal Financial Disclosure Statement The Commission will then send the individual a filer id and password by email. The filer may then enter the Commission’s system to submit his or her affidavit.
Local officials referred to in subsections (F) and (G) of 21-5-3 may file the PFD by certified mail or statutory overnight delivery, but are strongly encouraged by the Commission to file electronically. Individuals who file electronically will receive a courtesy reminder that the PFD report is due. Those individuals who file by paper will not receive such a courtesy reminder.