If a contributor has business dealings with the City as defined in the Campaign Finance Act, such contributor may give only up to $250 for city council member, $320 for borough president, and $400 for mayor, comptroller or public advocate.
A “doing business” contributor is a lobbyist, principal owner, principal officer, or senior manager of an entity or firm that presently does business with the City, or within the past 12 months, has done business with the City or has bid or applied for business with the City. Organizations who are “doing business” with the city generally fit one of the following descriptions:
Contributors are not considered to be doing business with the City simply because they pay or receive a rebate on City taxes, work for the City, are in a City pension plan, hire a lobbyist, apply for permits for a 1, 2, or 3 family home, drive a City taxi, or apply for street activity permits or other kinds of individual activities with the City.
Contributions from persons doing business with the City will not be matched with public funds.
For more details or to verify whether you are listed on the Doing Business database, see
Although my billing address is different than my home address, the card is paid from my personal funds.
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