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Presidential Election Campaign Fund Tax Check-Off Chart

(Updated November 23, 2016 to include totals through October 31, 2016)

This chart tracks the status of the Presidential Election Campaign Fund (PECF) from its inception to the present. It includes monthly deposits into the Fund reported by the Treasury Department, payments from the Fund certified by the FEC, and participation rates of taxpayers as reported by the IRS.

Year January February March April May June July August September October November December Total
Check-Off YTD
Total Repayments
YTD (+)
Total Disbursements YTD (-) Fund Balance YTD IRS Checkoff %
2016 $300,099 $4,136,574 $6,355,476 $9,866,247 $3,305,806 $889,611 $1,119,628 $306,495 $398,203 $1,168,770     $27,846,909 - $3,439,7246 $317,163,233  
2015 218,049 5,426,007 5,746,080 9,073,155 4,875,822 1,283,985 1,005,600 245,706 332,733 1,058,631 $767,832 $111,885 30,145,485 $2,194,4065 954,1734 292,756,049 5.4%
2014 13,641 3,079,728 5,886,186 9,300,969 6,273,549 1,617,633 846,636 243,024 410,739 1,018,110 710,478 124,629 29,525,322 - 37,797,600 263,220,086 5.7%
2013 105,063 4,567,857 7,056,393 12,016,140 6,867,777 1,488,381 611,619 377,391 352,809 1,096,020 668,397 269,202 35,477,049 1,045,328 121,756 271,627,648 6.0%
2012 257,511 7,930,476 6,843,117 15,435,132 4,264,482 1,488,612 682,146 317,910 327,912 1,247,112 649,257 82,272 39,525,939 2,136,507 2,351,353 231,724,957 6.4%
2011 21,561 6,094,779 10,437,135 11,375,163 7,420,950 1,115,509 402,516 427,845 347,877 956,937 886,770 87,036 39,574,078 79,789 35,379,600 234,397,559 6.4%
2010 466,641 6,513,585 9,485,983 11,469,516 6,188,373 2,747,565 706,596 528,910.29 348,885 886,284 914,310.39 122,481 40,379,130 225 - 194,823,481 6.6%
2009 599,877 8,145,784 11,445,405 12,300,016 5,942,158 3,065,890 646,744 405,966 474,174 906,645 1,245,638 142,221 45,320,518 3,781,624 202,017 154,444,351 7.3%
2008 846,999 8,640,012 9,496,635 15,243,291 6,436,485 5,033,242 676,869 486,276 489,324 1,011,673 1,075,581 111,102 49,547,489 - 106,559,805 109,325,851 7.4%
2007 962,479 8,740,717 11,633,940 12,750,897 8,297,539 3,711,580 562,691 636,213 404,056 1,150,998 850,077 105,026 49,806,213 250,304 32,712,000 166,338,166 8.3%
2006 945,837 9,194,047 9,595,764 12,169,194 10,340,088 4,239,057 967,148 703,258 446,325 1,064,010 854,278 160,782 50,679,786 334,110 51,013,898 148,993,649 10.9%
2005 464,790 10,809,718 10,304,832 (10,803,807)2 33,836,470 4,950,478 594,059 893,324 799,147 476,586 867,899 117,924 53,311,420 150,161 293,151 97,979,753 9.1%
2004 1,068,404 8,133,502 11,185,186 19,437,213 7,830,862 4,300,154 738,541 912,454 683,657 410,209 890,302 135,795 55,726,279 - 178,044,735 44,961,484 3 9.2%
2003 637,817 9,501,495 14,507,389 13,869,648 11,324,602 5,719,837 710,639 722,967 647,404 750,951 915,340 108,400 59,416,489 - 29,184,000 167,279,235 10.1%
2002 649,921 9,191,141 15,906,289 14,173,160 10,418,188 7,577,444 889,186 1,064,410 658,454 505,242 859,159 105,568 61,998,162 88,728
-
137,046,746 11.3%
2001 659,769 7,755,317 14,173,273 12,047,202 9,804,590 9,901,642 1,527,213 809,255 1,122,208 489,497 796,265 204,020 59,290,251 64,779 609,594 74,959,811 11.0%
2000 832,310 8,357,437 11,965,656 15,460,118 10,477,020 8,049,595 2,301,129 771,149 1,059,687 464,013 772,627 174,274 60,685,015 29,328 210,015,000 16,214,320 11.5%
1999 682,118 7,160,713 15,056,055 13,046,301 11,638,596 8,426,579 1,677,614 1,340,194 613,697 557,739 767,870 122,249 61,089,725 148,162 28,916,921 165,514,977 11.8%
1998 900,431 11,225,906 12,547,379 12,737,129 10,088,026 10,783,635 1,597,793 910,566 1,095,238 52,528 742,728 91,722 63,273,081 13,768 - 133,194,011 12.5%
1997 347,156 5,472,131 15,527,503 8,339,168 20,187,271 9,083,785 3,639,190 1,345,731 983,225 366,390 934,075 122,007 66,347,632 1,226,475 1,324,831 69,907,162 12.5%
1996 550,538 7,112,244 16,183,625 12,575,755 12,209,799 0,371,308 3,630,064 1,202,288 1,058,048 988,141 899,590 122,397 66,903,797 286,448 210,395,091 3,657,886 12.6%
1995 167,947 3,539,292 18,346,748 16,265,909 1,725,788 8,139,411 6,083,985 970,554 1,246,608 427,348 748,524 198,013 67,860,127 1,879,413 24,541,355 146,862,732 12.9%
19941 840,258 9,603,292 13,670,027 16,726,728 11,537,067 9,281,193 5,567,974 903,022 1,155,429 1,181,278 722,307 128,420 71,316,995 136,601 568,435 101,664,547 13.0%
1993 496,442 4,169,736 5,626,467 5,020,155 5,582,833 3,555,265 1,936,487 337,847 458,471 172,882 227,725 52,672 27,636,982 129,707 1,048,364 30,779,386 14.5%
1992 185,784 5,350,532 6,543,872 5,731,339 5,808,728 3,635,585 1,119,885 254,933 502,316 201,739 194,241 63,781 29,592,735 566,079 153,191,153 4,061,061 18.9%
1991 55,917 3,859,981 8,967,739 6,419,427 5,854,209 4,845,602 958,772 506,805 364,392 144,866 294,056 50,570 32,322,336 595,419 21,200,000 127,144,469 17.7%
1990 191,076 3,851,840 9,103,550 6,395,132 5,519,508 4,707,103 1,228,985 434,132 545,024 162,037 258,973 65,619 32,462,979 39,148 2,426 115,426,713 19.5%
1989 51,752 3,350,332 7,231,448 6,300,921 7,536,090 3,903,518 1,402,031 1,347,288 669,189 172,340 250,685 70,052 32,285,646 22,024 1,843,017 82,927,013 19.8%
1988 189,239 3,577,465 7,217,318 6,998,769 7,295,836 3,216,574 2,219,724 1,096,980 686,710 155,329 279,726 80,317 33,013,987 103,500 158,560,805 52,462,359 20.1%
1987 180,021 2,193,576 9,554,967 7,148,608 6,615,806 4,071,899 2,033,012 830,094 100,870 50,265 267,288 105,541 33,651,947 357,307 17,784,000 177,905,677 21.0%
1986 93,644 2,433,902 7,928,518 9,944,248 6,718,371 4,092,492 2,453,593 947,562 690,992 100,254 260,196 90,065 35,753,837 61,641 5,596 161,680,423 21.7%
1985 22,489 758,295 7,535,879 8,590,753 8,235,644 2,986,813 3,455,350 1,910,141 587,237 310,643 229,308 90,209 34,712,761 61,840 1,617,842 125,870,541 23.0%
1984 169,832 3,769,428 8,732,837 5,482,270 8,465,697 2,757,257 3,171,247 1,113,469 669,569 208,484 205,530 291,141 35,036,761 505,807 120,149,768 2,713,782 23.0%
1983 319,570 4,077,295 8,847,655 7,527,099 5,778,132 2,987,695 3,000,431 2,071,316 583,082 172,454 182,126 84,213 35,631,068 21,899 11,786,486 177,320,982 23.7%
1982 457,372 3,790,858 11,013,954 6,338,933 7,427,745 4,145,029 4,193,252 1,049,706 272,412 143,312 129,927 61,382 39,023,882 58,400 1,070 153,454,501 24.2%
1981 684,510 4,141,426 11,254,856 7,424,035 7,665,407 4,592,000 3,773,686 871,842 300,194 140,723 134,997 65,376 41,049,052 202,288 630,256 114,373,289 27.0%
1980 326,184 7,247,271 8,625,855 7,186,840 6,563,699 3,933,738 4,061,737 409,085 235,375 109,983 104,440 34,210 38,838,417 1,094,098 101,427,116 73,752,205 28.7%
1979 482,973 4,583,893 9,637,824 6,713,117 6,581,790 4,233,077 3,035,907 264,192 166,705 123,841 83,457 34,571 35,941,347 23,474 1,050,000 135,246,807 27.4%
1978 689,488 5,986,292 9,006,764 9,765,133 5,941,997 4,851,826 2,224,813 409,288 136,750 127,755 69,867 36,716 39,246,689 163,725 6,000 100,331,986 25.4%
1977 746,685 7,811,426 10,472,777 7,054,795 6,029,693 3,618,171 350,497 225,626     40,564 33,632 36,606,008 1,037,029 521,124 60,927,571 28.6%
1976 876,771 7,487,457 8,828,310 7,090,211 6,073,861 2,725,832 323,616 128,536 88,078 47,965 36,413 24,895 33,731,945 -0- 69,467,521 23,805,659 27.5%

[1] The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, (P.L. 10366—signed into law August 1993) increased the check-off from $1 to $3 (from $2 to $6 for married couples filing jointly) beginning with the filing of 1993 tax returns in calendar year 1994.

[2] Brackets indicate that the amount was removed from the fund.

[3] Amount in the account as reported by the U.S. treasury, 12/31/04.

[4] Amount represents a reduction of 7.3% (through November 30, 2015) and $6.8% (beginning December 1, 2015) of the total IRS collections for Fiscal Year 2014 ($341,173) per sequestration order on April 10, 2013 pursuant to Section 251A of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (BBEDCA), as amended. The amount also includes a July 2015 transfer of $613,000 from the Nominating Convention fund to the National Institute of Health (NIH) in connection with the Gabriella Miller Kids Research Act H.H. 2019, approved on April 4, 2014.

[5] Amount reflects an addition to the PECF based on sequestered funds from the prior year that were made available in December 2015.

[6] Amount represents, in part, a reduction of $6.8% (beginning December 1, 2015) of the total IRS collections for Fiscal Year 2014 ($1,894,761) per sequestration order on April 10, 2013 pursuant to Section 251A of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (BBEDCA), as amended. The amount also includes four payments totaling $1,088,928.29 to the O'Malley for President committee and four payments of $456,035 to the Jill Stein for President committee.

 

PRE-1976 ACTIVITY

Year Total Check-Off Total Disbursements Fund Balance
1975 $31,656,525 $2,590,502 $59,551,244
1974 27,591,546 -0- 27,591,546
1973 2,427,000 -0- 2,427,000

Notes:

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION