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FEES 5 Annex 1R Annual General Levy Payable in Relation to the Compulsory Jurisdiction for 2023/244519441751242525272930343839

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Introduction: annual budget

1. The annual budget for 2023/2442 approved by the FCA is £234.2m42.

2. The total amount expected to be raised through the general levy in 2023/2442 will be £106m. 17.1717 17

Compulsory jurisdiction - general levy1652

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Industry block

Tariff base

General levy payable by firm

1-Deposit acceptors, home finance providers,14 home finance administrators 9 (excluding firms in block 14) and dormant asset fund operators41

36914

Number of accounts relevant to the activities in DISP 2.6.1 R9 as at 31 December

In the case of dormant asset fund operators41, the tariff base is the number of eligible activated accounts (8).14

8917

£0.126142 1715 per relevant account, subject to a minimum levy of £211001

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2-Insurers - general (excluding firms in blocks 13 & 15)

Gross written premium for fees purposes (GWP) as defined in FEES 4 Annex 1AR; or31

Relevant gross written premium (RGWP) notified to the FCA under FEES 5.4.1R(1A)31

1715£0.381642 per £211,000 of GWP or RGWP31, subject to a minimum levy of £2110033

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3-The Society (of Lloyd's)

Not applicable

17£105,41042 to be allocated by the Society

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4-Insurers - life (excluding firms in block 15)

Gross written premium for fees purposes (GWP) as defined in FEES 4 Annex 1AR; or31

Relevant gross written premium (RGWP) notified to the FCA under FEES 5.4.1R(1A)31

1725£0.050940 per £211,000 of GWP or RGWP31, subject to a minimum levy of £130331

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5. Portfolio managers22 (including those holding client money/assets and not holding client money/assets)

22

Flat fee12

12

1Levy of £2103717

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6. Managers and depositaries of investment funds, and operators of collective investment schemes or pension schemes22

222

Flat fee

Levy of £602417

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7-Dealers as principal

Flat fee

Levy of £752117

17191921

8-Advisors,20 arrangers, dealers or brokers holding and controlling client money and/or assets

20

Annual income as defined in FEES 4 Annex 11A relating to firm’s relevant business.20

20

17120£0.38342 per £1,000 of annual income subject to a minimum fee of £4521

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9-Advisors,20 arrangers, dealers or brokers not holding and controlling client money and/or assets

20

Annual income as defined in FEES 4 Annex 11A relating to firm's relevant business.20

20

17£0.26542 per £1,000 of annual income subject to a minimum fee of £4521

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10-Corporate finance advisers

Flat fee

Levy of £552117

17191921

11-fee-paying payment service providers (but excluding firms in any other Industry block13 except Industry block 18)17

For authorised payment institutions, registered account information service providers, 30electronic money issuers (except for small electronic money institutions),17 the Post Office Limited, the Bank of England, government departments and local authorities, TA EMI firms, TA PI firms and TA RAISP firms,36 3935relevant income as described in FEES 4 Annex 11 Part 31391

6913

£0.004440 17 per £211,000 of relevant income subject to a minimum levy of £217515

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For small payment institutions and small electronic money institutions 17a flat fee13

17

Levy of £35211713

1719192115

29

29

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13-Cash plan health providers

Flat fee

Levy of £652117

171919

14-Credit unions

Flat fee

Levy of £552117

17191921

15-Friendly societies whose tax-exempt business represents 95% or more of their total relevant business

Flat fee

Levy of £652117

17191921

16-3Home finance providers, advisers and arrangers 9 (excluding firms in blocks 13, 14 & 15)

369

Flat fee

Levy of £853717

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17 - General insurance distribution32 (excluding firms in blocks 13, 14 & 15)

Annual income (as defined in MIPRU 4.3) relating to firm's relevant business12

12

1725£0.884042 per £211,000 of annual income (as defined in MIPRU 4.3) relating to firm's relevant business subject to a minimum levy of £10021

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1718 - fee-paying electronic money issuers

For all fee-paying electronic money issuers except for small electronic money institutions, and TA EMI firms,36 39average outstanding electronic money, as described in FEES 4 Annex 11 Part 3.18

1819

£0.0001 38 per £211,000 of average outstanding electronic money subject to a minimum levy of £21403318

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For small electronic money institutions, a flat fee

Levy of £21501923

19

2319 - Credit-related regulated activities with limited permission

For not-for-profit debt advice bodies, a flat fee

Levy of £024

24

For all other firms with limited permission, a flat fee

Levy of £3524

24

2320 - Credit-related regulated activities

Annual income as defined in FEES 4 Annex 11BR

Levy of £35

Plus £1.49742 per £1,000 of annual income on income above £250,00024

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21 -26 CBTL firms53 that do not have permission to carry out any regulated activities27

Flat fee53

Levy of £3527

53

2622 - designated credit reference agencies (but excluding firms in any other industry block)

Flat fee

Levy of £7529

2823 – designated finance platforms (but excluding firms in any other industry block)

28Flat fee

Levy of £7529

28

3424 – claims management companies

Annual income

Levy of 38 £50 plus £0.7842 per £1,000 of annual income

383940

25 – funeral plan intermediaries and funeral plan providers

Flat fee42

Levy of £3542

Notes11

4

[not used]

5

The industry blocks in the table are based on the equivalent activity groups set out in Part 1 of FEES 4 Annex 1A44 and Part 2 and Part 2A of FEES 4 Annex 1117.

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6

Where the tariff base in the table is defined in similar terms as that for the equivalent activity group in44 Part 3 of FEES 4 Annex 1A44 or Part 3 of FEES 4 Annex 1117, it must be calculated in the same way as that tariff base - taking into account only the firm's relevant business (except for firms in industry blocks 2 and 4).31

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Eligible activated accounts are the number of repayment claims met by the dormant asset fund operators41 as at41 31 December.

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