Late Independent Expenditure Report
Form 496 is filed by committees that make independent expenditures whose combined total is $1,000 or more to support or oppose a single candidate for office or a single ballot measure. Form 496 should be filed within 24-hours of making the expenditure during the 90 days immediately preceding the election.
Form 496 has 3 sections.
|Part 1, List Only One Candidate or Ballot Measure (p. 3)|
|Part 2, Independent Expenditures Made (p. 3)|
|Part 3, Contributions > $100 Received (p. 3)|
This form populates the following seven CAL-ACCESS files.
|CVR_CAMPAIGN_DISCLOSURE_CD||The cover page of campaign-disclosure forms.|
|RCPT_CD||Itemized campaign contributions.|
|S496_CD||Itemized independent expenditures made in the 90 days before an election.|
|EFS_FILING_LOG_CD||Logs from the Electronic Filing Subsystem, which accepts and validates electronic filings.|
|FILER_FILINGS_CD||An index that links filers to their filings.|
|TEXT_MEMO_CD||Text memos attached to electronic filings.|
An example of Form 496.