2017 State Infrequent Filing Calendar

PDF format Calendar version (PDF)

 

Coordinated election: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

 

Quarterly / Annual calendar

Applies to (refer to Campaign Finance Rule 17):

  • State candidates and state candidate committees whose office will not appear on the November 7, 2017, Coordinated Election Ballot
  • State Issue committees (IC) whose issue will not attempt access to or appear on the November 7, 2017, Coordinated Election Ballot
  • State Political Parties (PP)*
  • State Political Committees (PC)*
  • State Small Donor Committees (SDC)*
  • State 527 Political Organizations (527 PO)*
  • State Independent Expenditure Committees (IEC)*
  • Junior College Board of Trustee Candidates (Aims Junior and Colorado Mountain colleges) whose office does not attempt access to or appear on the November 7, 2017, Coordinated Election ballot

* Any party or committee participating in the November 7, 2017, Biennial School Election must file disclosure reports according to the 2017 Biennial School Election schedule. You must notify Campaign Finance Support to update your filing schedule immediately upon participating in the biennial school election.

 


Small-Scale Issue Committees (SSIC)
are not required to file disclosure reports until they exceed $5,000 in activity. After filing an initial disclosure report and converting to an Issue Committee, they are subject to the disclosure requirements of 1-45-108(2), C.R.S.


Due to a change in law, the following types of reports are now required in odd calendar years:

  • Electioneering Communication reports starting 60 days (September 8, 2017) before the Biennial School Election if the communication mentions school board candidates
  • 24 Hour Notice of Major Contributor reports (starting October 8, 2017 through November 6, 2017)
  • 48 Hour Notice of Independent Expenditure reports (starting October 8, 2017 through November 6, 2017)


2017 Calendar

Report due date Reporting period

January 17, 2017**
2016 4th Quarter report

October 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016

January 17, 2017**
2016 Annual report

January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Annual reports only apply in specific instances for some candidate committees. Reporting periods for an annual report differs from other periods.

The January 17th report does not apply to committees that last filed on December 8, 2016. Their next report is due on April 17, 2017.

April 17, 2017**
2017 1st Quarter report

December 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
or
January 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017

July 17, 2017**
2017 2nd Quarter report

April 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017

October 16, 2017**
2017 3rd Quarter report

July 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017

January 16, 2018**
2017 4th Quarter report

October 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

January 16, 2018**
2017 Annual report

January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Annual reports only apply in specific instances for some candidate committees. Reporting periods for an annual report differs from other periods.

 ** Date affected by holiday or weekend.

 

I have questions.

The Colorado Campaign and Political Finance Manual is available on the TRACER website for more detailed information. Contact our office at 303-894-2200, ext. 6383 or cpfhelp@sos.state.co.us for assistance.

 

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