The financial statement is printed on pink paper so the clerk's office can see it easily. When the clerk files the case, the clerk will pull the financial statements and file them seperately as an impounded document. As an imoounded document, the financial statement is not available to the public. If you don't use pink paper, it will stay in the file and anybody can look at it. Someone could steal your identity if you don't use pink paper.
Yes, pink paper. To further protect your identity do not list your social security number.
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It should be printed on pink paper so it can be easily noticed and removed from the file as necessary to protect the information. I have never had a clerk refuse a financial statement because it was not on pink paper, and often times the form the clerks give you are on white paper. If all you have is white paper, you will not likely have a problem.
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Unless you make $75,000 or more than your long form financial statement should be printed on purple paper. Under $75,000, you can use the short form and should use pink paper.
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