Fed’s 2018 Fees Expected to Rise 1.4 Percent

The Federal Reserve System’s 2018 fee schedules for priced services that go into effect Jan. 1 are expected to be 1.4 percent higher on average than in 2017, and the system projects that it will recover 100 percent of its priced services costs, the Fed said today.

FedACH fees will rise by 3.6 percent due to costs from an ongoing technology upgrade. Check fees will rise by 0.4 percent on average. Meanwhile, fees for Fedwire Funds will decrease by 1.2 percent. FedLine prices will rise by 4.3 percent, and Fedwire Securities and National Settlement Service prices will remain unchanged.