Compliance and Administrative Cost Recovery Fee
PINTEL communication Compliance and Administrative Cost Recovery Fee:
The PINTEL communication Compliance and Administrative Cost Recovery Fee (“CRF”) is a fee that PINTEL communication charges in order to recover the various costs and expenses that it incurs in connection with:
complying with legal, regulatory, and other requirements, including without limitation federal, state, and local reporting and filing requirements;
responding to subpoenas, civil investigation demands, and other official requests, and otherwise assisting with official investigations;
reporting and managing payments to third party telecommunications services providers; and
acquiring and protecting intellectual property, including without limitation through the filing and maintenance of patents, trademarks, and other proprietary rights.
The CRF is not a tax, nor is it mandated by any level of government or government agency.