A couple of quick reminders to cable operators regarding the FCC’s 2014 FY 2014 regulatory fees (see Client Advisory dated September 2, 2014 for more detailed information): 

Payment Deadline: Cable operators must make their regulatory fee payments by 11:59 PM on September 23, 2014, Eastern Daylight Time, to avoid incurring a late payment penalty.

Pass-Through to Subscribers: Under the FCC’s rules, the per subscriber regulatory fee of $0.99 for FY 2014 may be passed through to subscribers over a 12-month period as follows: $0.08 per month for the first nine months and $0.09 per month for the last three months