User Fee

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User Fee

Money one must pay in exchange for the ability to use a service. User fees generally are collected by municipal governments. For example, one may pay a fixed fee every month for sewer services.
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The City of Raleigh requests proposals from qualified bidders for professional services to undertake a Development Services User Fee review and evaluation of user fees and charges.
Thus, BPTF is asking that user fees under GDUFA II be reduced to better align with actual needs of the agreed program.
The removal of user fees in Kenya, Ghana and Senegal resulted in 3.
In the request, the administration also says it plans to propose legislation to transition from appropriated funds to user fees on futures, options and swaps contracts to "fully fund" the agency.
In this era of protracted revenue growth following years of declining tax collections during the Great Recession, user fees have become an attractive trend for funding public services.
The agency plans to collect roughly $1 billion in user fees in fiscal 2013, including about $100 million from medical device outfits.
At one point, regulators had proposed as much as $805 million in user fees, according to minutes of a Nov.
While user fees cannot replace lost revenues, the current economic state of affairs provides a critical opportunity to review and update user fee policies, cost structures, policies, and internal procedural processes.
The program, which was created by the Medical Device User Fee and Modernization Act of 2002 allows the agency to collect user fees from device companies in order to address funding shortfalls and make the device review program more effective and efficient.
In light of increasing congressional interest in user fee financing, GAO developed a framework for examining user fee design characteristics that may influence the effectiveness of user fees.
At issue is whether Congress will continue to rely on the federal motor fuel tax and other indirect user fees as the primary source of revenue for transportation projects, or whether it will begin a shift to more direct user fees.
It also includes increases for current law user fees and for infrastructure to support critical agency operations.