Quarterly and Annual PUC Transportation Reimbursement Account (PUCTRA) Fee Statements

The Commission collects from each licensed carrier a fee, known as the Public Utilities Commission Transportation Reimbursement Account (PUCTRA) Fee, based on the carrier's gross intrastate operating revenue. Carriers with annual revenue of $100,000 or less submit the PUCTRA Report and any Fees due annually (January 15 of each year). All other carriers submit the PUCTRA Report and any Fees due on a quarterly basis (January 15, April 15, July 15, October 15 of each year). The current fee schedule in effect is listed below. Late-filed PUCTRA Reports and Fees are subject to a 25% penalty on the amount due.

  • Passenger Vehicle Operators (Charter Party Carriers (TCP), including Transportation Network Companies (TNC) and Passenger Stage Corporations (PSC)): 0.0000 (0%) of gross intrastate revenue plus $0 quarterly fee or $0 annual fee
  • Common Carrier Vessel Operators (VCC): 0.0033 of gross intrastate revenue plus minimum $10 quarterly fee or $25 annual fee

For more information, visit: https://www.cpuc.ca.gov/puctra

NEW: Submit PUCTRA Statements Online Using the New CPUC Transportation Carrier Portal (TCPortal)

Starting Q2 2021, transportation carriers will be able to submit PUCTRA fee statements and payments electronically using the new Transportation Carrier Portal.

Submit Paper PUCTRA Statements by Mail

For Q2 2021 only, transportation carriers may continue to complete paper PUCTRA fee statements (obtained at http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/puctra/), or complete fee statements using the PUCTRA Worksheet Calculator at: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/puctracalculator/

IF NO PAYMENT IS OWED: Email the signed form to cashiering@cpuc.ca.gov

IF ANY PAYMENT IS OWED: Print, sign, and mail your completed PUCTRA fee statement with a check or money order payable to:

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Fiscal Office
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102-3298

PUCTRA fee statements postmarked after the due date indicated on the front of the card is subject to a penalty. Notification of an assessed penalty will be sent by the CPUC Fiscal Office.

Failure to file a PUCTRA fee statement may result in suspension or revocation of your operating authority.

PUCTRA Worksheet Calculator (Only for PUCTRA Statements 2021 Q2 and Older)

  • PUCTRA Worksheet Calculator: Complete your PUCTRA statement using the PUCTRA Worksheet Calculator to calculate your fees for you, print, and mail back to the CPUC

Instructions

Helpful Tips:

  • Please make sure that you write your carrier ID number on the form (TCP, PSC, VCC).
  • If you are paying with a check please indicate the Carrier ID# and period you are paying.
  • Make a copy for your records.

PUCTRA Individual Fee Statements – Passenger Carrier (TCP, PSC)

PUCTRA Fee Statements – Vessel Common Carrier (VCC)

Mail PUCTRA statements with payment to:

California Public Utilities Commission
Fiscal Office
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102-3298

If you need information on paying your quarterly or annual fees, contact the Fiscal office at cashiering@cpuc.ca.gov.

Request for Change of PUCTRA Reporting Status

If you are currently reporting your PUCTRA fees quarterly AND your reported annual gross intrastate revenue for the previous year was less than $100,000, you may request to switch to report Annually by completing PL 708: Request for Change of PUCTRA Reporting Status form. Requests will be granted upon verification of quarterly gross intrastate revenue reported for the previous year.

Annual Workers' Compensation Reports

Blank Annual Workers' Compensation Reports and Forms

Mail Workers' Compensation Reports to:

California Public Utilities Commission
Transportation Licensing
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102-3298

or email your completed Worker's Compensation Report to licensing@cpuc.ca.gov.

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