Personal Financial Statement Filers Who File with a Local Authority

Personal Financial Statement: Frequently Asked Questions


Forms & Instructions

1. Personal Financial Statement Filed with Other Filing Authority

If you are filing with a local filing authority, you must ensure that the PFS is in the proper format required by the local filing authority.

To complete and/or print a PFS for the purpose of filing with a filing authority other than the Commission on a paper form, use any of the following options to fill out Form PFS-LOCAL to file with the other filing authority:

  • Use E-Form PFS-LOCAL for editing with Adobe Reader or Acrobat and print a paper copy to file. This IS NOT used for filing the PFS electronically. This is only used to prepare and print a copy to file in a paper format. Read here for How-To-Use E-Forms. Click the appropriate year below:
  • Period Covered: January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 (Form PFS-LOCAL 2018) | Instructions: PDF
    Period Covered: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016
    (Form PFS-LOCAL 2017) | Instructions: PDF
  • Print Form PFS-LOCAL and fill out the paper copy.
    Period Covered: January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 (Form PFS-LOCAL 2018) | Instructions: PDF
    Period Covered: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 (Form PFS-LOCAL 2017) | Instructions: PDF
    Period Covered: January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015 (Form PFS 2016) | Instructions: PDF
  • If you are unable to use the PDF form, please contact us at 512-463-5800 for an alternate version.

    2. Form PFS – Instruction Guide (pdf file)

    The Form PFS Instruction Guide is intended for completing the PFS on a paper form. If you are using the Commission’s electronic online filing application to complete a PFS, please use the Page Help instructions that are accessible from within the application.

    3. Corrected Financial Statement and Good-Faith Affidavit

    Correcting a PFS due with a filing authority other than the Commission:

    To correct a PFS on paper for the purpose of filing with a filing authority other than the Commission (such as a county, municipality, or other governmental body), you must submit a completed Corrected Financial Statement and Good-Faith Affidavit with the corrected PFS. Please note that you must ensure that the corrected PFS is in the proper format required by the local filing authority.

    E-Form Corrected Financial Statement and Good-Faith Affidavit (2018) (2017) (2016)

    Paper Corrected Financial Statement and Good-Faith Affidavit (2018) (2017) (2016)

    Good-Faith Affidavit of Defense

     

    Last Revision: December 5, 2017
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