THE FOLLOWING TERMS APPLY TO THE COMMPLIANCE GROUP’S (“TCG”) ACCUCORP SERVICE. BY ACCEPTING AN ACCUCORP SERVICE ORDER, CUSTOMER AGREES TO THESE TERMS IN ADDITION TO THOSE OF THE MASTER SERVICE AGREEMENT.
AccuCorp Service is a document preparation and filing service pursuant to which TCG will prepare and file reports, returns, documents or submissions that Customer is required by law or regulation to remit to a Governmental Agency by a pre-determined filing deadline, whether on a recurring or non-recurring basis (hereafter collectively referred to as “Reports”).
TCG is not a law firm, and TCG Services are not substitutes for legal advice from a
licensed attorney. TCG does not review any information Customer provides for legal accuracy, draw legal conclusions, offer opinions, or apply the law to the facts of Customer’s situation. Neither hiring TCG, nor use of the Services creates an attorney-client relationship between Customer and TCG or its employees and representatives. For legal advice for a specific problem, TCG will provide a referral to the law firm of Marashlian & Donahue, PLLC, or another licensed attorney, upon Customer request.
Scope of AccuCorp Service
TCG prepares and timely files corporate Annual Reports with Secretaries of State (“SoSs”) on behalf of AccuCorp Service subscribers in the jurisdictions listed in Customer’s Service Order.
Generally Applicable Information on the Types of
Fees Applicable to AccuCorp Service
TCG offers AccuReg Service under the Subscription-Based Fixed-Fees (“Subscription-Based Fixed-Fees”) set forth in Customer’s Service Order.
Subscription-Based Fixed-Fees cover most, but not all, of the work TCG shall perform. In certain limited circumstances, Out-of-Scope or other Non-Fixed-Fees may apply as follows:
- When Customer fails to fulfill Customer’s Responsibilities, as detailed in the Master Service Agreement;
- When Customer requests or requires Legal or Non-Legal consultative services in addition to TCG’s AccuReg Service; and
- When Customer purchases any a la carte compliance reporting services.
What is “In Scope” of the Fixed-Fee Rate offered by TCG?
The following services are “In Scope” of TCG’s AccuCorp Services:
- Identification and compilation of all information and data Customer is required to provide;
- Review of information and data provided by Customer to confirm completeness/sufficiency;
- Drafting of Covered Reports;
- Making draft Reports available for Customer review;
- One round of revisions to Report;
- Preparation and submission of Report;
- Setting up online account with Government Agency, as necessary;
- Payment of Government Agency filing fees;
- Storage of Report (or copy thereof); and
- Reasonable communications with Customer related to compliance reporting.
Filing fees are pass-through expenses which are Customer’s duty to fund.
Not all TCG services are “In Scope” of the AccuLicense Services Fixed-Fee rates. Examples of “Out-of-Scope” services are detailed in the Master Service Agreement.
Customer Notice and Approval of Out-of-Scope and/or Non-Fixed Fees Prior to TCG Performance
Whenever Out-of-Scope or Non-Fixed-Fees apply, TCG shall provide Customer with Individual Case Basis (“ICB”) pricing or written notice that such pricing applies. In the absence of exceptional circumstances, TCG shall await Customer written authorization of ICB pricing prior to performance.
Customer’s Responsibility to Pay Expedite Fees for Late-Submitted Data Customer’s delinquent in the submission of complete and accurate Data shall be subject to the following terms:
DATA SUBMISSION POLICY
Received within 7 days of reporting/return deadline
$75 per filing or report
Received within 2 days of reporting/return deadline
$125 per filing or report
Failure to submit Completed Data Requests within the allotted period may also result in the delinquent submission of Reports and Returns which, in turn, may result in the imposition of late penalties, fees and other adverse consequences by government agencies. If Data is provided less than five (5) days before a deadline, TCG may at its discretion, submit Reports using overnight or express delivery without providing advanced notification to Customer, and expedited expenses will be will be deducted from the customers Escrow Account as outlined in the Master Services Agreement, in addition to
TCG does not warrant nor guarantee timely filing of any report or return if Data is received less than three (3) days before the deadline.