Any U.S. funeral home, cemetery, crematory or related business is eligible to join ICCFA as a Music License and/or Webcasting License Member.
Music licensing is the law, and failure to obtain a license where one is required can be costly. Copyright law provides for damages similar to fines of up to $30,000 for each song that is infringed. If your company, regardless of size, hosts performances of copyrighted music—whether the music is performed live or played from recordings—music copyright owners say you are legally required to pay an annual licensing fee.
The ICCFA is offering music licensing with ASCAP, BMI and SESAC. For 2020 music licensing, $295 per location. There are no additional fees or membership requirements; and Webcasting Licenses for $49 per URL/website location.
The music license rate is a direct pass-through of the combined annual fees from ASCAP, BMI and SESAC. Licensing directly with the agencies this year would cost nearly $600 per location.
A webcasting license is a certificate that you may purchase in addition to a music license. It allows for broadcasting of services via the internet throughout the world. You must have a music license before you purchase a webcasting license.
Open to any company in the cemetery and funeral service industry in the U.S.
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