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Fees and other charges for special benefits not involving direct services include such items as: 

  • Charges for benefits to Federal Communications Commission licenses from federal projects, 
  • Deposits under the Uniformed Services Contingency Option Act of 1953 and by Comptroller General on election to receive survivorship benefits,
  • Fees and related charges for permission to enter national parks, national forests, and public buildings or grounds, 
  • Rights-of-way on and occupancy of public lands and reservations, and/or 
  • Grazing permits. 

Also includes such items as operation of commercial enterprises on government-owned or leased property, based on volume of business, or a share of profits. Includes receipts from the operation of cafeterias, barber shops, candy stands, snack bars, hotels and resorts, newsstands, and vending machines.