On July 3, 2015, Taiwan Intellectual Property Office designated Music Copyright Society of Chinese Taipei (MUST) as the single window of royalty fees payment for public performances by computer karaoke units for public welfare purposes on behalf of three copyright collective management organizations, MUST, Music Copyright Association of Taiwan (MCAT) and Music Copyright Intermediary Society of Taiwan (TMCS), in accordance with Copyright Collective Management Organization Act, and set the joint use royalty rates as follows: (1) NT$6,300 (tax exclusive) per unit per annum of such use for cultural, educational or other public welfare purposes; (2) NT$3,150 per unit per annum of such use for public welfare purposes which involve no profit-making. After collecting the joint use royalty fees, MUST may within its discretion deduct a 2% management fee and distribute the balance to the aforementioned collective management organizations at the ratio of 5:3:2. This decision took effect for three years beginning August 1, 2015.
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Beginning August 1, 2015, the royalty fees for public performances by karaoke for public welfare purpose may be paid through a one-stop window
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The Intellectual Property Office of the Ministry of Economic Affairs announced that the Music Copyright Society of Chinese Taipei (MUST) is the single contact for the joint royalty rate for the public performance of computerized karaoke machines, and such joint royalty rate, which is set at NT$9,000 (not including taxes) for each machine, will go into effect on January 1, 2015 (Taiwan) *
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