Ability to pay determinations are sought when responsible parties claim they do not have the financial resources to pay their portion of the cleanup costs. The following financial affidavits are a tool used by the department’s financial analyst to determine the responsible party's apparent ability to comply with corrective actions, pay proposed penalties or the ability to pay a co-pay on a site cleanup. The analysis is performed as a courtesy in response to a claim of an inability to pay some or all of what is required. The financial affidavit is primarily utilized for situations involving enforcement activity, ATRP eligible sites and PCPP eligible sites.
The following are financial affidavits that include instructions and checklists of required supporting documentation required by the responsible party to allow the department to determine the entity's ability to pay.
Financial Affidavit for Corporations [November 1997] - PDF
Financial Affidavit for Individuals and Sole Proprietors [May 2015] - Word
Financial Affidavit for Partnerships [November 1997] - PDF
Financial Affidavit for LLC - Limited Liability Company [April 2013] - PDFWord
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