Fed’s 2019 Fees Expected to Rise 2.5 Percent

The Federal Reserve System’s 2019 fee schedules for priced services that go into effect Jan. 1 are expected to be 2.5 percent higher on average than in 2018, and the system projects that it will recover 100.9 percent of its priced services costs, the Fed said Friday.

Check fees will rise by 4.0 percent on average. Meanwhile, FedLine prices will rise by 7.5 percent, Fedwire Securities will go up by 6.0 percent, and fees for Fedwire Funds will increase by 2.0 percent. FedACH and National Settlement Service prices will remain unchanged.