How to File the Annual Statement of Account and
first: Study the information and read through the
instructions in the statement of account form. Before you start
completing the form, make sure that you have collected all the
necessary information and that you are using the right form.
second: Complete the statement of account form, giving all
the required information. Use a typewriter, a legible printer, or
hand print the information in dark ink.
third: Certify the statement of account by signing in Space
H. The statement of account is not acceptable unless it bears
the original handwritten signature of an authorized officer,
principal, or agent as authorized to certify it pursuant to
the Audio Home Recording Act of 1992 (Chapter 10, Section
1003(c)(2) of title 17 USC).
fourth: Complete the report of the primary auditor in Space I
(see page iii of the general instructions for more information).
fifth: Royalty fees are required to be paid by an electronic
payment, pursuant to Section 201.28 (h)(1) of Title 37 of the Code
of Federal Regulations (see page i of the instructions). Make
an electronic payment in the amount of the royalty fee due
as calculated in Space C. For detailed instructions concerning
electronic payments, contact the Licensing Division between
8:30 am and 5:00 pm eastern by calling (202) 707-8150, faxing
(202) 707- 0905, or emailing email@example.com for circulars 74a
(on payments via wire), 74b (on payments via ACH credit), and
74c (on payments using pay.gov), which are also available at
sixth: Send the completed statement of account to:
Copyright Office GC/I&R
DART Statement of Account
PO Box 70400
Washington, DC 20024-0400
seventh: Retain a copy of the entire statement, as filed, in
case it is needed for future reference.
If you need Copyright Office regulations, forms, or additional
information, you may contact a Licensing Specialist at the
contact information above, or by visiting www.copyright.gov.
filing deadline : T