• On April 18th, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority announced the accounting support fee that will be assessed to support the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. The fee is collected on a quarterly basis from member firms that report trades to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board. FINRA will assess and collect a total of $7,390,400 to adequately fund the GASB's annual budget by collecting $1,847,600 from its member firms each calendar quarter beginning in April 2013. FINRA Regulatory Notice 13-17.