Our dues are $15/$25. That money gets spent on things like our web domain, the large annual events we host including Big Brew, our annual Brew-Ha-Ha, BrewCamp, an annual beer festival and competition, and our holiday party. About every other year, we also order T-shirts and engraved tasting mugs for new members who don't have them or who want to add to their collection, and the dues subsidize a portion of those costs as well. In years past, the club also used its treasury to help offset the cost of shipping our beers to the NHC.
Our dues are payable every January. New members who join during the year pay a pro-rated amount based on when they join, then all renewal invoices (PayPal makes this easy) go out to the entire membership in December. By late February/early March, if someone has not paid their dues we'll start sending reminders. PayPal makes that easy, too. We'll give folks at least one more heads-up after that, before dropping them from the club's roster and email list (and revoking their Members Only access to our web site).
We do not have a fixed meeting place, but rather have tastings at members' homes where lots of good food is provided by the host. For these tastings, we collect a $5/head tasting fee which covers at least portion of the host's costs for food, paper/plastic, etc.