Taxi and Street Hail Livery (SHL) Improvement Surcharge Payment Dates Established


To All Interested Parties:

Industry Notice #20-10

Improvement Surcharge amounts owed for the third quarter of 2020 are now available on TLC’s License Applications, Renewals & Summonses system (LARS). The Improvement Surcharge amounts owed are for trips completed between July 1 and September 30, 2020.

To view and pay the amount you owe, please visit LARS at

The timeline for payment of the third quarter Improvement Surcharge is as follows:

  • November 09, 2020 – Challenge Period begins. Owners and Agents should direct all questions or challenges to:

    For Taxicab Improvement Fund related issues:

    For Street Hail Livery Improvement Fund related issues:

  • November 23, 2020 – Challenge Period ends. Amounts finalized.

Failure to submit full payment could result in fines and/or possible suspension of your license.

If you are experiencing financial hardship and need to discuss options for submitting your payment, contact us at:


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