The following are deemed to be economic interests from which conflicts of interest can arise:
You have an economic interest in a business entity in which, you, your spouse, your dependent children or anyone acting on your behalf has invested $2,000 or more.
Business Employment or Management
You have an economic interest in a business entity for which you are a director, officer, partner, trustee, employee or hold any position of management.
You have an economic interest in real property in which you, your spouse, your dependent children or anybody acting on your behalf has invested $2,000 or more, and also in certain leasehold interests.
Sources of Income
You have an economic interest in anyone, whether an individual or organization, from whom you received (or by whom you have been promised) $500 or more in income within 12 months prior to the decision about which you are concerned. Keep in mind that you have community property interest in your spouse's income, a person from whom your spouse receives income may also be a source of conflict to you. Also if you, your spouse or your dependent children own 10% or more of a business, you are considered to be receiving "pass through" income from the business clients. In other words, the business's clients may be considered sources of income to you.
You have an economic interest in any entity, individual or organization if you have been given gifts, which total $500 or more within a 12-month period to the decision about which you are concerned.
Personal Financial Effect
You have personal financial effect on your personal expenses, income, assets or liabilities, as well as those of your immediate family (spouse, dependent children). If these expenses, income, assets, liabilities go up or down by more than $500 or more in a 12-month period, as result of the decision about which you are concerned.