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FY 2011 Regulatory Fees Due No Later Than September 14, 2011, Eastern Time (ET)

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Released: August 17, 2011


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DA 11-1420

August 17, 2011

FY 2011 Regulatory Fees Due No Later Than September 14, 2011, Eastern Time (ET)

The Federal Communications Commission announced today that licensees and regulatees who are
required to pay annual regulatory fees ("Filers") must make their FY 2011 payments no later than
September 14, 2011. Filers must ensure that their regulatory fee payments are RECEIVED at the
Commission's St. Louis, Missouri address by 11:59 PM on September 14, 2011, Eastern Daylight
Time, to avoid incurring a 25 percent late-payment penalty. All payments must include a FCC
Registration Number (FRN) in order to be processed.
As set forth in 47 U.S.C. 159(a), the Commission is required by Congress to collect regulatory fees to
recover the regulatory costs associated with its enforcement, policy and rulemaking, user information,
and international activities. Licensees and regulatees are assessed fees calculated as set forth in (See
Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2011, Report and Order, 76 FR 49333 at
1 (August 10, 2011)). The Commission also publishes industry-specific guidance in Who Owes Fees
& What is My Fee FY
2011, which can be found on the Commission website at
Filers should visit the Commission's Internet web site at to
gather specific information about their FY 2011 regulatory fees, and to begin the filing and payment
For additional information on regulatory fees, Filers may contact the FCC Financial Operations Help
Desk at (877) 480-3201, Option 4.
- FCC-

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