Distribution example: concert
Concert distribution is made to the rightholders of the protected works performed.
Distribution example: concert receipts (Tariff Ka)
|Concert with 1000 spectators, admission CHF 30.–, |
concert organiser’s receipts
|Authors’ rights remuneration10% of the receipts |
|Deduction for copyright-free works||CHF|| |
|Payment to SUISA||CHF|| |
Calculation of the amount to be distributed
|Authors’ rights remuneration paid to SUISA||CHF|| |
|SUISA administrative costs (15%)||CHF|| |
|Subtotal, rounded off||CHF|| |
|Deduction for authors’ and publishers’ welfare |
|Deduction for FONDATION SUISA (2.5%)**||CHF|| |
|TOTAL amount distributed||CHF|| |
*The pension fund contribution benefits SUISA’s direct members
**The deduction for cultural promotion serves to finance the music projects of Swiss artists.
Settlement per work
|Distribution amount||CHF|| |
|Protected music according to the programme: 100 minutes|
|Amount per minute (rounded off)||CHF|| |
|Amount for a 4 minute song||CHF|| |
Individual distribution to the rightholders
The entire distribution amount is now distributed to the rightful authors, in each case in accordance with the documented shares in each listed work. In this example, the composer of a work receives CHF 46.– (50%), the lyricist CHF 23.– (25%) and the publisher CHF 23.– (25%).