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Author: Susan J. Irving
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guide, design, fees, user, federal
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 2009-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437906060
ISBN-13: 9781437906066

Fed. govżt policymakers are interested in user fees as a means of financing new and existing services. User fees can be designed to reduce the burden on taxpayers to finance the portions of activities that provide benefits to identifiable users above and beyond what is normally provided to the public. User fees can promote economic efficiency and equity. However user fees must be well designed. This report studies how user fee design characteristics may influence the effectiveness of user fees. The author examined how the 4 key design and implementation characteristics of user fees -- how fee

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: user, manual, web, appendices, rblc, laer, ract, bact, clearinghouse
Number of Pages: 116
ISBN-10: 1428965874
ISBN-13: 9781428965874

Author: Randall B. Williamson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: device, medical, user, fee, program, participating, companies, administration, drug, revenue, information, certain, food
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2007-08
ISBN-10: 1422315614
ISBN-13: 9781422315613

The Food & Drug Amin. (FDA) is responsible for approving medical devices -- such as catheters & artificial hearts -- to provide reasonable assurance of their safety & effectiveness. Congress enacted the Medical Device User Fee & Modernization Act of 2002 (MDUFMA) which authorizes FDA to charge user fees for some device applications & not others. In FY2005, FDA collected $31 million in user fees from device applications. This report provides revenue information for: (1) companies that qualified as small businesses under the MDUFMA user fee program in FY2006; & (2) companies publicly traded in t

Author: Susan Irving
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fees, immigration, usciss, naturalization, congressional, testimony, illustrated, trade, fee, user, design, characteristics, federal, offs
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437931332
ISBN-13: 9781437931334

The author developed a framework for examining user fee design characteristics that may influence the effectiveness of user fees. Specifically, she examined how the four key characteristics of user fees -- how fees are set, collected, used, and reviewed -- may affect the economic efficiency, equity, revenue adequacy, and admin. burden of cost-based fees. U.S. Citizenship and Immig. Services (USCIS) charges fees. In 2007, USCIS completed a fee review and increased application fees by an average of 86 percent. This testimony focuses on: (1) user fee design and implementation characteristics and

Author: Seshoka, Jetrickde Lange, WillemFaysse, Nicolas
Publisher: IWMI
Keywords: associations, water, user, olifants, lower, letaba, volume, studies, vaalharts, africa, irrigation, boards, south, transformation, case
Number of Pages: 71
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9290905581
ISBN-13: 9789290905585

Author: Publishing SAS Publishing
Publisher: SAS Publishing
Keywords: user, guide, book, excerpt, procedure, reg, sas, stat
Number of Pages: 177
Published: 2004-04
ISBN-10: 1599949598
ISBN-13: 9781599949598

The REG procedure is a general-purpose procedure for linear regression. This chapter was excerpted from the SAS/STAT 9.1 User's Guide.

Author: Susan J. Irving
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fees, port, related, programs, align, support, needed, user, substantive, reviews, federal
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2008-09-01
ISBN-10: 1437903401
ISBN-13: 9781437903409

Americażs port infrastructure is vital to U.S. foreign trade and a bulwark for national security. One way the fed. govżt. funds port-related programs is to levy user fees. This report examines: (1) what is known about the way selected fees assessed on air and sea port users are set, collected, used, and reviewed; and (2) the effects of these attributes on program operations. The author examined the Harbor Maintenance Fee, the Merchandise Processing Fee, and the Customs, Immigration, and Agricultural Quarantine Inspection User Fees assessed on air and cruise passengers and commercial vessels
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