MCPS commission rates

The tables below illustrate all of MCPS's various licensing schemes, further summarising the information from the Licensing Scheme Summaries.  The detail for each scheme in these tables includes the following information:

Product Licensing - Audio Products

Scheme code
Source
Commission rate
Payment of royalties
AP.1
Records for retail to public
7.325%
Within 7 working days of receipt of cleared funds
AP.2
Records for retail to public
15.00%
In month following month in which royalties and data received
AP.2A
Records for retail to public
7.50%
In month following month in which royalties and data received
AP.3
Records for retail to public
12.5%
In month following month in which royalties and data received
AP.4
Audio-only promotional product
12.5%
Varies
AP.5
Imports
12.5%
Varies
AP.7
Audio Products supplied with magazines
15.00%
In month following month in which royalties and data received
AP.7A
Audio Products supplied with greetings cards
15.00%
In month following month in which royalties and data received
DVD1
DVD-video Music products
9.33%
Within 7 days of receipt of cleared funds
EC.1/ECL
Records for retail to public (European Central Licensing)
See below
See below
EC.1/ECL
Sony BMG
4.52%
Within 7 working days of receipt of cleared funds
EC.1/ECL
Warner
4.75%
Within 7 working days of receipt of cleared funds
EC.1/ECL
Universal UK - SACEM Processing
3.83%
Within 7 working days of receipt of cleared funds

Product Licensing - Video Products

Your collection of work = commercial music only for all video products
Scheme code
Source
Commission rate
Payment of royalties
AVP
Non-music product DVDs, exclusive mandate
7.00%
In month following month in which royalties and data received
AVP Non-music product DVDs with exclusions
7.00%
In month following month in which royalties and data received
BBC DTO Non-music product DVDs exclusive mandate
10.00%
In month following month in which royalties and data received
KAR.1
Karaoke Products
20.00%
In month following month in which royalties and data received

Broadcasting Blanket Licensing - Television

Scheme code
Source
Commission rate
Payment of royalties
BT.1 & BTS.1
Blanket Agreement with the ITVA
15.40%
In April, July, October and December following contract year to which fees and data relate 
BT.2 & BTS.2
Television Blanket Agreement with the BBC
13.75%
In April, July, October and December following contract year to which fees and data relate 
BT.3 & BTS.3
Blanket Agreements with Channel Four Television
17.60%
In April, July, October and December following contract year to which fees and data relate 
BT.10
Blanket Agreement with other Satellite & Cable television channels
17.6%
Within eight months of end of contract year to which fees and data relate or, in the case of interim licences, to be determined
BT.12
Blanket Agreement with Independent Production Companies for Primary exploitation
17.60%
In month following month in which royalties and data received
BTS.12
Blanket Agreement with Independent Production Companies for Secondary exploitation
17.60%
Within eight months of end of contract year to which fees and data relate

Broadcasting Blanket Licensing - Radio

Scheme code
Source
Commission rate
Payment of royalties
BR.2
Independent radio programming (CRCA members)
13.75%
To be determined on conclusion of final agreement
BR.1
BBC Radio
13.75%
Within eight months of end of contract year to which fees and data relate
BR.3
Independent radio commercials Repertoire: Library Music only)
16.50%
Within eight months of end of contract year to which fees and data relate
BR.4
Independent radio programming (Non-CRCA members)
20.00%
Within eight months of end of contract year to which fees and data relate
BR.5
Supply of radio programming
20.00%
Within eight months of end of contract year to which fees and data relate

Other Licensing

Scheme code
Source
Commission rate
Payment of royalties
SG.3
Premium records
12.50%
In month following month in which royalties and data received
SG.4
Public exhibitions
20.00%
Within six months of end of contract year to which fees and data relate
SG.6
Specialist Music Products
20.00%
Varies
SG.8
Agency Agreements
20.00%
Varies
JOL
Digital Downloads of Audio Files
10.00%
Varies
ON.3
Mobile Phone Ringtones
10.00%
Varies
LR.1
Production Music (Repertoire: Library Music Only)
9.5% & 12.5%
In month following month in which royalties and data received. TV & Radio – 12.5%, rest – 9.5%
BG.9
The Educational Recording Agency
17.60%
Varies
OS05 
International Representation Agreements
3.6% / 20%
Within three months of end of calendar quarter in which monies and statements received
IR.1
Republic of Ireland
Varies Varies
LM
Limited Availability Products
12.50%
Annual pro rata
ProDub Professional DJs 12.50%
Annual pro rata
MSB2B Music services businesses to business 12.50%
Quarterly. In month following month in which royalties and data received.

Audits

Scheme code
Source
Commission rate
Payment of royalties
AUD.1
MCPS Audits
10.00%
Varies