Add New Or Modify Direct Contributions

To enter a direct contribution of money a report/campaign statement must be selected from the Reports tab. Once a report/campaign statement is selected:

MERTS Step-by-Step for Adding Contributions Video

MERTS Step-by-Step for Adding Contributions Video
  1. Under the View menu select the Summary Page & Data Entry tab.
  2. Double click the Add New as seen below.
  1. Select the name from the drop down list. If a name record has not been created select the Add New Name button to prompt a new “Name Information” window to create the name record.
  2. Enter the date, amount and description of the contribution received.
  3. If the contribution was associated with a fund raising event held by your committee click the Fund Raising Event drop down to select the appropriate event.

Functions

  • Select view PACs only to only display Independent and Political (PAC) committees in the name drop down list.
  • Select Add New Name to add a new name record.
  • Select Next to save entry and add new entries.
  • Select Clone to save entry and retain the date, amount, description and fund raising event (if applicable) for the next entry.
  • Select Ok to save the entry and close out of the transaction information window.
  • Select Cancel to close out of the transaction information window.

Additional Features

  • For more information on filing Late Contribution Reports or other Immediate Disclosure Reports.
  • To Modify an existing transaction open the All Transaction tab and locate the desired record. Right click and choose modify to make the necessary changes.
  • To Delete an existing transaction open the All Transaction tab and locate the desired record. Right click and choose delete. Please note the transactions within a closed campaign statement cannot be deleted. To remove a transaction from a previously filed report, select ‘De-Report’ to remove the the transaction from the amended campaign statement. The original transaction will continue to show in the ‘All Transactions’ tab as a shaded item.




Page last modified on April 19, 2013, at 01:45 PM