Filing Fees

All inquiries submitted by, or on behalf of, companies that are not participants in the Electronic Retailing Self Regulation Review Program shall be filed together with a check, made payable to the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc., in the amount of $5,000, as a filing fee to help defray some of the administrative costs associated with the advertising review process.

All inquiries submitted by, or on behalf of, participants in the Electronic Retailing Self Regulation Review Program shall be filed together with a check, made payable to the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc., in the amount of $2,000. The President of ASRC shall have the discretion to waive the fee for any challenger who can demonstrate economic hardship.

If a review is administratively closed, the filing fee will be $1,500 for non- participants in the Electronic Retailing Self Regulation Review Program and $1,000 for participants in the Electronic Retailing Self Regulation Review Program. The difference between these administrative closing fees and the initial filing fee will be refunded to the challenger.