DATE: February 9, 2011 TO: Agency Addressed (No. 21, 2010-2011) FROM: Christina Smith, Director Division of Accounting and Auditing Department of Financial Services SUBJECT: PURCHASING CARD FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS Section 112.3145, Florida Statutes, requires all purchasing agents “having the power to make any purchase exceeding the threshold amount provided in s. 287.017 for Category One” to file a financial disclosure form with the Department of State. During the 2010 legislative session, Category One was amended to $20,000. Therefore, any Purchasing Card (PCard) cardholder with a single transaction limit of $20,000 or more must file. A Purchasing Card cardholder whose single transaction limit is increased temporarily to $20,000 or more because of an emergency situation should contact appropriate personnel in his/her agency to determine if this requirement applies. Please contact Marie Walker at 850-413-5679 or [email protected] or Michelle Oliver at 850-413-5451 or [email protected] if additional information is needed.