LICENSE FEE -OVERVIEW
The CCA TN office is collecting license fee from the telecom operators
licensed under the Indian Telegraph Act 1885 for providing various
telecom services in the Tamil Nadu Service Area which includes the
State of Tamil Nadu and the UT of Puduchery.
The terms & conditions of the license prescribes the Gross revenue,
Adjusted Gross Revenue, percentage levy of license fee payable etc.
The licensee is permitted to make prescribed deductions from Gross
Revenue and arrive at the Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR), on the basis
of which Service Provider is required to work out the licence fee
at the prescribed percentage basis and deposit it on self assessment
The license fee is therefore, an important non-tax revenue of Government
coming from both Public Sector Units and Private Service Providers.
CCA TN office:-
(i) Collects license fee from all UASL/ CMTS/ Basic/UL/ ISP ITs/
NLD/ ILD/ PMRT/ CMRT/ IP-II/ Commercial and Captive VSAT Service
Providers in TN service area.
(ii) Does the verification of deductions claimed by the Service
Providers holding UASL, CMTS, Basic, UL, and allows /disallows claims
for deduction based on such verification, accordingly.
(iii) Assessment of License Fee payable w.r.to decentralized licenses.
(iv) Maintenance of Financial Bank Guarantees & Performance
Bank Guarantees as prescribed under the license, its periodical
review for validity and amount.
(v) Accounting of the above Revenue and submission of periodical
reports to DOT HQ.
Office of CCA ensures that dues of government are correctly assessed
w.r.t. license fee and deposited into the Government account timely.