Statement of Economic Interests Online
Sunday, November 19, 2017

FILERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q:   I've entered my Filer ID and registration key, but they don't work. How can I log in?
A:   When entering your registration key, make sure that you aren't entering the letter "I" instead of the number "1" or
vice versa. You should also make sure you aren't entering the letter "O" instead of the number "0".  Enter your registration key in LOWERCASE only.

Q:   I've logged in and created a password, but I can't remember it; how can I reset my password?
A:   You can click on "Forgot your password?" and enter the email address you registered as your username so a new
password can be generated and sent to you. Then once you get in, change your password to something you can remember.

Q:   It is past the May 1 filing deadline, but I still need to file. What should I do?
A:   Please call (630) 232-5950 for assistance.

Q:   It is past the May 1 filing deadline and I have completed my filing, but I need to amend it. What should I do?
A:   Please call (630) 232-5950.

Q:   My position title is wrong, how can I correct it?
A:   Please contact us at (630) 232-5950 for assistance with that change. Title refers to a job title, not "Mr., Mrs., Ms."

Q:   My name is misspelled; how can I correct it?
A:   Please contact us at (630) 232-5950 for assistance with that change.

Q:   I don't believe I am required to file. What should I do?
A:   Contact the appropriate administrator at your unit of goverment to address the issue.

Q:   I think I should be required to file, but I never received information to log in, What should I do?
A:   Either your unit of government does not have you on their required list or they provided incorrect contact information
for you. Contact your unit of government to resolve this issue.

Q:   I was able to log in previously, but now I can't. What should I do?
A:   Be sure to click "Already a User?" if you have already registered your account. Make sure you are attempting
to log in with the username (it should be your email address) and password you created.

Q:   How do I exit the system?
A:   Always be sure to click the LOGOUT button on every screen in your filer module.
We strongly recommend you use this button to effectively close out your session.

Q:   On question #7, I want to list information I cannot find in the dropdown menus. What should I do?
A:   The fields displayed meet the statutory requirement. If you insist on providing more information, contact our office at
(630) 232-5950 to request a paper form.

Q:   I do not have a computer or Internet access. How can I file?
A:   You can visit the County Clerk's office and complete the process while there. Or call our office at
(630) 232-5950 to request a paper form by mail be sent to you.

Q:   Are filers required to pay a fee?
A:   No fee is required when you file by the May 1 deadline. Filers who submit their statement after the May 1 deadline
must pay the $15* late fee. If you requested a paper copy of the statement and you return it after May 1,
you must include a $15 check or money order payable to the Office of the Kane County Clerk. Failure to file by May 31
may result in forfeiture of office or position of employment. A daily fine of $100 may be put in place to complete this filing.

Q:   Who is required to file a Statement of Economic Interest form?
A:   Elected officials, appointed officials and employees of Local Units of Government. Names are provided
to the clerk's office by the Unit of Government.

Q:   When is the Statement of Economic Interest due?
A:   May 1 each year. A $15 late filing fee is assessed after May 1. Additional late charges are incurred after May 31.

Q:   Where can I file a Statement of Economic Interests form in person?
A:   If you are required to file because your name was submitted by a unit of government, a Statement of Economic Interests
should be filed online with the information provided in the letter we sent to you. Statements may also be filed in person
at Kane County Government Center, The Kane County Clerk's office (Building B) at 719 Batavia Ave, Geneva IL 60134.

Q:   Can the Statement of Economic Interest form be mailed or faxed?
A:   The form should be completed online with the information you received in our "Time to File" notification letter.
If that is not possible, call (630) 232-5950 to request a paper form by mail be sent to you.

Q:   I am no longer with my previous employer. How do I remove my name from your list?
A:   Contact use to change the status of your unit of government. Next year only your active units will appear on your form. If you have no active units you will no longer be required to file.

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