Why Must I File?

The duties and responsibilities of your position require you to file the Confidential Financial Disclosure Report to avoid involvement in a real or apparent conflict of  interest.  The purpose of this report is to assist employees and their agencies in  avoiding conflicts between official duties and private financial interests or affiliations.   The information you provide will only be used for legitimate purposes, and will not be  disclosed to any requesting person unless authorized by law.  (See the Privacy Act  Statement at the bottom of this page.)  Please ensure that the information you provide  is complete and accurate.

When Must I File?
New Entrants:  The report is due within 30 days of your assuming a position  designated for filing, unless your agency requests the report earlier or your agency  grants you a filing extension. Annual Filers:  The report is due no later than February 15, unless your agency grants you a filing extension.
What is the Reporting Period?
New Entrants:  Report the required information for the 12 months preceding your filing of this form.
Annual Filers:  Report the required information for the preceding calendar year (January 1 – December 31).
What if I Have Questions?

If you have any questions about how to complete this form, please contact your ethics official or go to the Office of Government Ethics web site at and click  on OGE 450 FAQs.

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