Stem pays out sound recording (master royalties) and composition (mechanical royalties from US digital downloads) royalty payments via Direct Deposit (ACH) or PayPal*.
You will only be eligible to receive payment if the following conditions are met:
- You've entered complete payment information by the end of the month prior. For example, to be eligible for payment in June, your deadline for entering/updating payment information is May 31st.
- Your contracts have reached consensus by the end of the month prior. You and all shareholders have accepted your splits. If your shareholders have not reached consensus, feel free to send them this FAQ.
- You're owed at least $50 USD. If you are owed less than $50 USD in new finalized earnings, you will not receive payment.
*As of August 2020, Stem will continue to to pay out any Stem account that was previously using PayPal. However, new PayPal account connections are not supported.