Why, When and Who Reports

Are we supposed to report every song we sing?

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For the Copyright License® Online Report, a common misunderstanding is that you are to report every song that you sing. Simply singing a song is free to do. But do you use the coverage of the Copyright License® to make copies of the song? If so, this would be the activity that you would report during your reporting period. In order […]

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Can we be selected for a different Copyright License® reporting period?

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Typically we are asked this question when there has been a change of staff at the organization or perhaps you are experiencing a busy season.  Although we understand and empathize with these challenges, it is not possible for us to change the CCL® Copy Report period that your organization was assigned. Perhaps it would be helpful […]

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How will I know when it’s my organization’s turn to report?

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When your organization is scheduled to participate in a CCL® reporting period, we will send an email to the Primary contact identified in your church’s account profile if their email address is provided. In addition, we will mail a letter to your organization at the beginning of your assignment with easy instructions on how to login and report your organization’s copy activity online. We encourage you […]

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I Don’t Have Time To Report.

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We respect that your time is valuable and we understand that there are different variables that can cause the reporting process to be daunting.  However, your organization’s reported copy activity is literally the “life blood” of the Copyright License. From these reports, we are able to accurately provide royalty revenue to the songwriters and publishers whose […]

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Introduction to Reporting for the Copyright License

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Introduction to CCL Copy Report The report is a vital part of CCLI’s Copyright License®. Through the report, your organization tells us which songs are copied for worship singing. We have grouped the common usage of duplication into 4 categories. This isn’t just a survey and we aren’t just gathering statistics. We use this critical information to determine how royalties are distributed […]

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We don’t have Internet access for reporting.

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Is there another location that does have Internet access, such as someone’s home, the church office, or the public library? Anyone may submit the information for your organization’s CCL® Copy Report during the assigned reporting period, so if you do not have Internet access perhaps someone else does. Your organization’s report needs to be submitted using […]

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What do you mean by a reporting period?

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The reporting requirements for the Copyright License® and the Rehearse License are different. Please see the time frames below: For the Copyright License®: The copy activity reporting schedule is based upon 2 six month reporting periods. Spring/Summer Activity: April 1 – September 30 Fall/Winter Activity: October 1 – March 31 Organizations will be assigned to report […]

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Who can fill out the report?

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For the Church Copyright License® report, any one within your organization may help with entering the information needed for your report. Although the initial notice is sent to the individual listed as your organization’s primary contact, the responsibility may be delegated to others in your ministry. This will allow each ministry to report their own activity.

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Why do we have to report?

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Your report is a vital part of the Church Copyright License®, telling us which songs are being copied for leading  worship for all of the ministries of your organization (i.e. children’s / youth ministries, home groups, Bible studies). This is not just a survey for gathering statistics; We use this critical information to determine how royalties are distributed to the […]

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