October 2011 | Art World News

Royalties: Are You Getting Your Fair Share?

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According to one recent survey 88% of all royalties are underpaid, which is a really staggering statistic. According to the study conducted by Invotex G r o u p ,there are a wide variety of reasons for underpayment. The largest single reason for underpayment was erroneous contract interpretation. In second place was disallowed deductions being taken from the royalties. Third runner-up was unreported sales. Rounding out the other reasons were royalty rate errors, math errors, unreported sublicenses, unreported benchmarks and milestones and transfer prices. Article begins on Page 30.

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