The staff of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has put a set of frequently asked questions relating to issues connected to the implementation of the board’s funding rules as they related to brokers and dealers.
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In particular, the staff FAQ discusses the broker-dealer accounting support fee, and which broker-dealers are required to contribute (primarily, those whose average, quarterly tentative net capital is greater than $5 million).
The statements in the FAQ are not official board rules, and have not been officially been approved by the board.
Those with questions related to the broker-dealer accounting support fee or the funding process that are not addressed in the FAQs can contact the PCAOB staff by phone at (866) 606-3982 or by e-mail at BillingFAQ@pcaobus.org.