49 CFR 1312.4 - Filing of tariffs.
(a) Filing requirements.
(1) Tariffs shall be filed in English with rates explicitly stated in U.S. dollars and cents. Two copies of each tariff publication shall be filed with the Board. Packages containing tariff filings should be prominently marked “TARIFF FILING” and addressed to: Section of Tariffs, Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423-0001.
(2) A tariff filing must be accompanied by an authorized document of transmittal identifying each publication filed, and by the appropriate filing fee (see 49 CFR part 1002). Acknowledgment of Board receipt of a tariff filing can be obtained by enclosing a duplicate transmittal letter and a postage-paid, self-addressed return envelope. Each transmittal letter shall clearly indicate in the upper left-hand corner thereof:
(i) The assigned alpha code of the issuing carrier or agent;
(ii) The number of pages transmitted;
(iii) The filing fee enclosed, the account number to be billed, or the credit card to be charged;
(iv) The transmittal number if the filer utilizes transmittal numbers; and
(v) If the filing fee is charged to a credit card, the credit card number and expiration date, and an authorized signature.
(b) Paper size. Tariffs shall be printed on paper not larger than 8 1/2 × 11 inches.