Is it just ‘another’ form of Tax?
The fees payable for TheMusicLicence are not a form of tax.
We work on behalf of our parent companies, PPL and PRS for Music, who between them, represent thousands of music creators whose music is protected by copyright, and whose permission is therefore needed in order to play or perform music in public.
When businesses and organisations purchase TheMusicLicence, after deduction of our business costs, all of the licence fees collected flow back to PPL and PRS for Music to process, allocate and distribute royalties to the music creators they represent.
Learn more about PPL and PRS for Music and where the money goes.