September is one of those unusual months, where there are no regular filing dates for EEO public inspection file reports, quarterly issues programs lists or children’s television reports. With the unusual start to the month with Labor Day being so late, and the lack of routine deadlines, we didn’t get our usual monthly highlights of upcoming regulatory dates posted as the month began. While we didn’t do it early, we actually have not missed the many regulatory deadlines and important dates about which broadcasters need to take note this month.
Several are of particular importance for virtually all broadcasters. As we wrote here and here, Annual Regulatory Fees for all commercial broadcasters are due by September 27. Any commercial broadcaster that cumulatively owes more than $500 must file its fees by that date – and the fee filing system is already open. Note that most noncommercial entities are excused from fee filings.
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