Aristotle’s Compliance Outsourcing team is led by the Honorable David M. Mason, former Commissioner and Chairman of the Federal Election Commission, a presidentially appointed, Senate-confirmed position.Mr. Mason and his team assist organizations, campaigns, PACs, and political parties in maximizing their effectiveness while complying with federal and state regulatory requirements.
Compliance can be one of the most time-consuming and frustrating aspects of managing your organization. Aristotle is committed to filling accurate reports in a timely fashion on behalf of all our clients. We have the capability to file your FEC reports along with reports in all 50 states. In addition, we have the capability to file the necessary reports with the IRS. Our staff maintains excellent relationships with all regulatory officials and can act on your behalf if needed.
Our contribution management process provides the necessary components to effectively handle contributions received by payroll deduction, check, or credit card, and track progress as well.
Our services include reconciling your bank balance to your book balance and detailing your list of outstanding checks and deposits in-transit.
You’ll receive a dedicated account manager to assist with setting up your outsourcing and managing your activities on a day-to-day basis. You will also have access to our Customer Support Team comprised of experienced public affairs professionals familiar with FEC laws and regulations and filing reports. We are the only provider in the industry that offers customer support services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Aristotle maintains a rapport with federal and state officials to assure compliance with changes in campaign finance laws, including tracking legislation and contribution limits. We also provide a check approval and review process prior to issuing to candidates or committees. We can also coordinate disbursements between affiliated or connected committees and prepare customized management reports based on your specifications.
This tool is provided through our Aristotle 360° software platform and is provided free of charge for all of our outsourcing clients.
Aristotle has the ability to prepare and submit all reports required by your PAC including the FEC and all related state organizations. These include amendments to previously submitted filings and responses to “Requests for Additional Information” (RFAI) required by the FEC. We will also prepare and submit all reports required by states, counties and municipalities where your PAC is active.