Yes, as is standard in the music industry, fees may be deducted by third parties who facilitate your royalty payment, such as music providers (e.g. Spotify and Apple), publishers (you or third parties hired to represent your publishing interests), Performance Rights Organizations (e.g. ASCAP or BMI), and other third parties who administer payments.
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If you have any questions about this process, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.