Preliminary Renewal Statements are available on the IARD. This statement includes the fees due to states for 2018. These fees are due whether you are a state or an SEC advisor. Payment is due on or before December 18, 2017.
It is imperative that fees are paid in a timely manner. Many states will terminate your registration if you have not paid your fees. This could require that you register all over again. During this time you may no longer be considered “registered.”
The SEC can require you to repay fees to clients for the time that you were not in compliance (meaning you haven’t paid your fees).
So, if you haven’t done so already, head to the IARD and pay those fees.