Common Tariff 4i

Pursuant to Common Tariff 4i, the obligation to pay a levy applies to all of the following:

•    all types of smart cards and hard discs built into audio or video recording devices where such devices are marketed mainly for recording and playing protected works and services (e.g. MP3 player, DVD recorders with built-in hard discs or multimedia server);

•    digital storage space in smartphones and tablets

•    and digital storage media delivered to consumers together with any such devices.

Follow-up procedure 

After receiving the declaration form, SUISA will prepare the invoice based on the movements in the blank storage media subject to the levy in the declaration period.

Related issues


Levy for digital storage media integrated in devices

Contact for clients

Please contact Kathy Lenze for any further information

+41 44 485 66 17

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. / 1:15 p.m. -
5 p.m.

Contact form




SUISA's foundation


Mint Digital Services