FEC Form 3X (Party): How Do I Pull a Transaction to a Specific Line?

Applies To: Federal Election Commission – Party Committees

Below is a breakdown of each Receipt and Disbursement line on the Form 3x (Party). If you are looking to pull a specific transaction to a specific spot, or want to know how transactions pull to the FEC Form 3x (Party), you will find that information below.

Line 11ai: Contribution From Individuals/Persons Other Than Political Committees

  • Transaction Types: Monetary Contribution, Inkind Contribution
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All entities besides Political Committees

Line 11b: Contribution From Political Party Committees

All transactions from a Party Committee to a Party Committee are considered a transfer. See Line 12.

Line 11c: Contributions From Other Political Committees (such as PACs)

  • Transaction Types: Monetary Contribution, Inkind Contribution
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All Political Committees besides Party Committees

Line 12: Transfers From Other Authorized Committees

  • Transaction Types: Monetary Contribution + TAG: Transfer
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: Political Committees
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Monetary Contribution, Inkind Contribution (with or without Dependent TAG: Reattribution or  Redesignation)
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: Committee that has a relationship with the filer (example: Authorized Committee)
           -or-
  • Transaction Types: Monetary Contribution, Inkind Contribution
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: Political Party Committees

Line 13: All Loans Received

  • Transaction Types: Loan Received
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All entities

Line 14: Loan Repayments Received

  • Transaction Types: Loan Made Repayment
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All entities

Line 15: Offsets to Operating Expenditures (Refunds, Rebates, etc.)

  • Transaction Types: Refunded Expense without Tag: Refund of Contribution Made
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All

Line 16: Refunds of Contributions Made to Federal Candidates and Other Political Committees

  • Transaction Types: Refunded Expense + Tag: Refund of Contribution Made
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All

Line 17: Other Receipts (Dividends, Interest, etc.)

  • Transaction Types: Other Income
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Monetary Contribution
  • Financial Account: Carey
  • Entities: All entities

Line 21a (Sch H4): Allocated Federal/Non-Federal Activity

  • Transaction Types: Expense, Accrued Expense Payment, Refunded Expense
  • Allocation Type: Administrative, Voter Drive, Exempt, Public Communications, Direct Fundraising, Direct Candidate Support
  • Entities: All
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Splits of Accrued Expense
  • Allocation Type: Administrative, Voter Drive, Exempt, Public Communications, Direct Fundraising, Direct Candidate Support
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All
  • Special: Accrued expense splits are reported as a memo (no cash impact) when they are paid.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Inkind Contribution
  • Allocation Type: Administrative, Voter Drive, Exempt, Public Communications, Direct Fundraising, Direct Candidate Support
  • Financial Account: State
  • Entities: All

Line 21b: Other Federal Operating Expenditures

  • Transaction Types: Expense, Accrued Expense Payment
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All except Party Committee
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Splits of Accrued Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All except Party Committee
  • Special: Accrued expense splits are reported as a memo (no cash impact) when they are paid.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Support/Oppose Memo + Tag: IE to Support or IE to Oppose
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All
  • Special: The original expense pulls to Line 21b only if the original expense date is earlier than the IE date.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Inkind Contribution
  • Entities: All except Party Committee
  • Special: Inkind contributions are reported as both contributions and expenses for a net zero cash impact.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Monetary Contribution + TAG: Conduit – Conduit Check
  • Entities: All
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Special: ISP automatically calculates processing fees based on difference of total of donations and the deposit amount.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Expense, Accrued Expense Payment, Non-Monetary Expense + Tag: Exempt Party Activities
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Support/Oppose Memo + Tag: Non-IE to Support or Non-IE to Oppose or {none}
  • Original Transaction Types: Expense, Non-Monetary Expense, Accrued Expense Payment + Tag: Exempt Party Activities
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: Party Committee

Line 22: Transfers to Other Authorized Committees

  • Transaction Types: Expense
  • Entities: Political Committee and has relationship with the Filer
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Expense + Dependent Tag: Reattribution or Redesignation
  • Entities:Political Committee and has relationship with the Filer
  • Special: These will be reported as memos.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Expense, Accrued Expense Payment, Loan Made, Loan Received Repayment
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: Party Committee
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Support/Oppose Memo + Tag: Non-IE to Support or Non-IE to Oppose or {none}
  • Original Transaction Types: Expense, Non-Monetary Expense, Accrued Expense Payment
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: Party Committee
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Splits of Accrued Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: Party Committee
  • Special: Accrued expense splits are reported as a memo (no cash impact) when they are paid.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Inkind Contribution
  • Entities: Party Committee
  • Special: Inkind contributions are reported as both contributions and expenses for a net zero cash impact.

Line 23: Contributions to Federal Candidates/Committees and Other Political Committees

  • Transaction Types: Support/Oppose Memo + Tag: Non-IE to Support or Non-IE to Oppose or {none}
  • Original Transaction Types: Expense, Non-Monetary Expense, Accrued Expense Payment
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All except Party Committee
  • Special: The Support/Oppose memo must be to an entity that has a Federal jurisdiction
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Splits of Accrued Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All except Party Committee
  • Special: Original Accrued Expense must have a Support/Oppose Memo; the Support/Oppose memo must be to an entity that has a Federal jurisdiction; Accrued expense splits are reported as a memo (no cash impact) when they are paid.

Line 24: Independent Expenditure (Schedule E)

  • Transaction Types: Support/Oppose Memo + TAG: IE to Support or IE to Oppose
  • Original Transaction Types: Expense, Non-Monetary Expense, Accrued Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All

Line 25: Coordinated Party Expenditures (Schedule F)

  • Transaction Types: Support/Oppose Memo + TAG: Coordinated
    Original Transaction Types: Expense, Non-Monetary Expense, Accrued Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All

Line 26: Loan Repayments Made

  • Transaction Types: Loan Received Repayment
  • Entities: All Entities

Line 27: Loans Made

  • Transaction Types: Loan Made
  • Entities: All Entities

Line 28a: Refunds of Contributions to Individuals/Persons other than Political Committees

  • Transaction Types: Refunded Contribution, Inkind Contribution (Reversal)
  • Entities: All entities besides Political Committees or The Candidate

Line 28b: Refunds of Contributions to Political Party Committees

  • Transaction Types: Refunded Contribution, Inkind Contribution (Reversal)
  • Entities: Political Party Committees

Line 28c: Refunds of Contributions to Other Political Committees (such as PACs)

  • Transaction Types: Refunded Contribution, Inkind Contribution (Reversal)
  • Entities: All Political Committees except Party Committees

Line 29: Other Disbursements

  • Transaction Types: Support/Oppose Memo + Tag: Non-IE to Support or Non-IE to Oppose or {none}
  • Original Transaction Types: Expense, Non-Monetary Expense, Accrued Expense Payment
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All except Party Committee
  • Special: The Support/Oppose memo must be to an entity that does not have a Federal jurisdiction
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Expenses, Accrued Expense Payment and Non-Monetary Expense
  • Reporting Code: 012
  • Entities: All EXCEPT Party Committee
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Non-Monetary Expense
  • Entities: All except Party Committee
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Splits of Accrued Expense when the whole Accrued Expense had Reporting Code 012
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All except Party Committee
  • Special: Accrued expense splits are reported as a memo (no cash impact) when they are paid.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Splits of Accrued Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All except Party Committee
  • Special: Original Accrued Expense must have a Support/Oppose Memo; the Support/Oppose memo must be to an entity that does not have a Federal jurisdiction; Accrued expense splits are reported as a memo (no cash impact) when they are paid.

Line 30a (Sch H6): Allocated Federal/Levin Election Activity

  • Transaction Types: Expense, Accrued Expense Payment, Refunded Expense
  • Allocation Type: Voter Registration (Levin), Voter ID (Levin), GOTV (Levin), Generic Campaign Activity (Levin)
  • Entities: All
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Splits of Accrued Expense
  • Allocation Type: Voter Registration (Levin), Voter ID (Levin), GOTV (Levin), Generic Campaign Activity (Levin)
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All
  • Special: Accrued expense splits are reported as a memo (no cash impact) when they are paid.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Inkind Contribution
  • Allocation Type: Voter Registration (Levin), Voter ID (Levin), GOTV (Levin), Generic Campaign Activity (Levin)
  • Financial Account: Levin
  • Entities: All

Line 30b: Federal Election Activity Paid Entirely With Federal Funds

  • Transaction Types: Expense, Accrued Expense Payment, Non-Monetary Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Reporting Code: 100% FEA
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Splits of Accrued Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Reporting Code: 100% FEA
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All
  • Special: Accrued expense splits are reported as a memo (no cash impact) when they are paid.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Support/Oppose Memo + TAG: Non-IE to Support or Non-IE to Oppose or {none}
  • Original Transaction Type: Non-Monetary Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Reporting Code: 100% FEA
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All
  • Special: The Support/Oppose memo must be to an entity that has a Federal jurisdiction

Sch C: All Loans Received

  • Transaction Types: Loan Received
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All entities
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Loan Received Guarantee
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All entities

Sch C1: Loans and Lines Of Credit From Lending Institutions

  • Transaction Types: Loan Received
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: Financial Institution/Credit Card Issuer

Sch D: Debts and Obligations

  • Transaction Types: Accrued Expense
  • Financial Account: Not State or Levin
  • Entities: All entities

Sch H1: Method of Allocation

  • Special: Add a new allocation with type Administrative, Exempt, Public Communications, Voter Drive

Sch H2: Allocation Ratios for Allocable Fundraising Events and Direct Candidate Support Activities Appearing on this Report

  • Transaction Types: Allocation Transfer, Expense, Refunded Expense, Accrued Expense Payment, Inkind Contribution
  • Allocation Type: Direct Candidate Support, Direct Fundraising
  • Entities: All
  • Special: Transaction with the Allocation must be on the current report

Sch H3: Transfers from Nonfederal Accounts for Allocated Federal / Nonfederal Activity

  • Transaction Types: Allocation Transfer
  • Allocation Type: Administrative, Voter Drive, Exempt, Public Communications, Direct Fundraising, Direct Candidate Support
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Inkind Contribution
  • Allocation Type: Administrative, Voter Drive, Exempt, Public Communications, Direct Fundraising, Direct Candidate Support
  • Financial Account: State
  • Entities: All

Sch H4: Allocated Federal/Non-Federal Activity

  • See Line 21a (Sch H4).

Sch H5: Transfers from Levin Accounts for Allocated Federal Election Activity

  • Transaction Types: Allocation Transfer
  • Allocation Type: Voter Registration (Levin), Voter ID (Levin), GOTV (Levin), Generic Campaign Activity (Levin)
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Inkind Contribution
  • Allocation Type: Voter Registration (Levin), Voter ID (Levin), GOTV (Levin), Generic Campaign Activity (Levin)
  • Financial Account: Levin
  • Entities: All

Sch H6: Allocated Federal / Levin Election Activity

  • See Line 30a (Sch H6).

Sch L-A, Line 1a: Receipts from Persons

  • Transaction Types: Monetary Contribution, Loan Received
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Levin
  • Entities: All

Sch L-A, Line 2: Other Receipts

  • Transaction Types: Other Income, Refunded Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Levin
  • Entities: All

Sch L-B, Line 4a: Transfers To Federal Or Allocation Account (Voter Registration)

  • Transaction Types: Allocation Transfer
  • Allocation Type: Voter Registration (Levin)

Sch L-B, Line 4b: Transfers To Federal Or Allocation Account (Voter ID)

  • Transaction Types: Allocation Transfer
  • Allocation Type: Voter ID (Levin)

Sch L-B, Line 4c: Transfers To Federal Or Allocation Account (GOTV)

  • Transaction Types: Allocation Transfer
  • Allocation Type: GOTV (Levin)

Sch L-B, Line 4d: Transfers To Federal Or Allocation Account (Generic Campaign)

  • Transaction Types: Allocation Transfer
  • Allocation Type: Generic Campaign Activity (Levin)

Sch L-B, Line 5: Other Disbursements

  • Transaction Types: Expense, Loan Received Repayment, Accrued Expense Payment, Refunded Contribution
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Levin
  • Entities: All
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Splits of Accrued Expense
  • Allocation Type: none
  • Financial Account: Levin
  • Entities: All
  • Special: Accrued expense splits are reported as a memo (no cash impact) when they are paid.
            -or-
  • Transaction Types: Monetary Contribution + Tag: Conduit – Conduit Check
  • Entities: All
  • Financial Account: Levin
  • Special: ISP automatically calculates processing fees based on difference of total of donations and the deposit amount.