Noncommercial Educational

NOTE: SoundExchange established an online portal to ease the submission of payments, Statement of Accounts and Reports of Use. To register, send an email to their Licensee Relations. For more details, check out SoundExchange's site for Noncommercial Educational Webcaster


You must be all of

Register with Copyright Office

Annual filing with SoundExchange

Use the Minimum Fee Statement of Account (SOA) form by February 1

Annual minimum fee

Excess fees

If audience size exceeds the threshold of 159,140 monthly ATH (218 average number of simultaneous listeners) then you pay excess fees of (for 2016) $0.0017 per excess performance or approximately $14.89 monthly for each increment in average audience size over 218.

Monthly Statement of Account

Submit a Monthly Statement of Account within 45 days after the end of that month. Include excess fee if you owe any.

Reports of Use

If not using the reporting waiver (below) but under the minimum fee threshold of 159,140 monthly ATH (218 listeners average)

Reports of Use include, for each track used

If you exceed the threshold you must transition to the Statutory License (CRB) and report monthly on every track you play (census reports) and you must include ATP.

Spinitron users follow this guide to generate Reports of Use.

Reporting waiver option

If your monthly ATH is below 80,000 (109 average number of simultaneous listeners) then you can use the reporting waiver