(i) Such filing will be rejected unless the appropriate fee is submitted within a time specified by the Secretary;
(ii) The Commission will not process any filing that is deficient under this paragraph; and
(iii) The date of filing is the date on which the Commission receives the appropriate fee.
(3) This provision does not preclude a determination that a filing is deficient for any other reason.
(c)Choice of two or more fees. If a filing for one service or benefit may be considered as falling within two or more categories or services for which a fee is established, that filing must be accompanied by the higher or highest of the applicable fees.