Industry Notice #19-06

February 26, 2019

Taxi and Street Hail Livery (SHL) Improvement Surcharge Payment Dates Established

Improvement Surcharge amounts owed for the fourth quarter of 2018 are now available on TLC’s License Applications, Renewals & Summonses system (LARS). The Improvement Surcharge amounts owed are for trips completed between October 1 and December 31, 2018.

To view and pay the amount you owe, please visit LARS at

The timeline for payment of the fourth quarter Improvement Surcharge is as follows:

  • February 27, 2019 – Challenge Period begins. Owners and Agents should direct all questions or challenges to:

1. For Taxicab Improvement Fund related issues:

2. For Street Hail Livery Improvement Fund related

  • March 13, 2019 – Challenge Period ends. Amounts finalized.
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  • March 20, 2019 – Full payment is due to the TLC at

Failure to submit full payment will result in fines and/or possible suspension of your license.