Performance of music works from ACUM repertoire in a music show or a musical drama (e.g. a musical play), a dramatic performance including music (e.g. a stand-up comedy, a theatrical play) hereunder “event”.

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Reports on events and on protected musical works performed during the event shall be submitted via https://members.acum.org.il/caspassword/start.htm?systemid=49

Tariff for 2023

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Hereunder the parameters which at each event are been taken into consideration to determine, the appropriate tariff within tariff 2023 for the usage of ACUM repertoire

  • Capacity of the venue where the event takes place
  • Total of people in the audience
  • If event with or without admission fees
  • If event performed by local or foreign artist
  • If the event musical or non-musical
  • Percentage of usage of ACUM repertoire (see below how is calculated that percentage).

Calculation of the percentage of ACUM repertoire usage


  • Definition of “percentage of ACUM repertoire usage”:

It is the duration of the public performance of protected works from ACUM repertoire at an event out of the total duration of the performance (without intermissions) while taking the type of performance into consideration.


  • Parameters used for the calculation of the percentage:

Type of performances: musical, dramatic musical and dramatic performance including music

Usage factor: a factor of 1 for Musical performances.

A factor of 0.5 for Dramatic musical and dramatic performances that include music,

Duration of the event = Net duration of the event (without intermissions).

Duration of protected music = duration of the performances of all works from ACUM repertoire during the event.

  • Formula for the calculation of the percentage of usage of ACUM repertoire at an event:

Tariffs for 2012 – 2015 (excluding orchestras)

*Artist performances, festivals, business events, performances that are not strictly musical (e.g. theatrical plays, stand-up comedy, dance performances) – local Artists ( 016/2)


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*Artist performances, festivals, business events, performances that are not strictly musical shows (e.g. theatrical plays, stand-up comedy, dance performances)- (Foreign Artists 016/3)

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*Artist performances, festivals, performances that are not strictly musical shows (e.g. theatrical plays, stand-up comedy, dance performances)-

Children (016/4)

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*Interim tariffs for orchestras


In accordance with the conditions set forth in ACUM’s activities as determined by the Antitrust Court, an orchestra which disagrees on the above tariffs may pay with effect from 01.01.2016, the temporary user fees (as detailed below). In this case ACUM may apply to the competent court to receive the difference between the amount of the royalties required by it and the temporary user fees (unless was signed the relevant arbitration agreement). The conditions for ACUM activities can be found on its website www.acum.org.il.

The interim tariffs for orchestras for 2006 –

3% from the orchestra’s independent revenues, subject to the percentage usage of the protected works.

ACUM tariffs– general conditions

  1. The above tariffs are published by ACUM Ltd- the Authors, Composers & Music Publishers Society in Israel (hereinafter “ACUM”). The rates are determined at ACUM’s discretion and exclusive responsibility.
  2. These tariffs published on the website do not constitute license to use works from ACUM repertoire. To obtain a license, the client has to apply to ACUM by written and prior the beginning of the usage of the work.
  3. The final license fees are calculated according to data and parameters relevant to each client. Any applicant for a license undertakes to provide ACUM with any information required for the calculation of feasible and appropriated license fees.
  4. ACUM reserves the right to change the tariffs from time to time.
  5. In case of contradiction between any terms of the published tariffs and  those on the license agreed and signed by the licensee, the content of this license shall take precedence.
  6. The sums detailed on the tariffs do not include Value Added Tax (VAT). VAT will be added to any payment according to its legal rate, against a tax invoice as required by law.
  7. All the above is subject to the terms applicable to ACUM according to the determinations of the Antitrust Tribunal.