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FCC Announces Proposed USF Contribution Factor of 33% for Q3 2022

The Federal Communications Commission announced the proposed universal service contribution factor for the third quarter of 2022 will be 33%, a whopping ~10% increase from the prior quarter!  

If your company has any questions or would like to engage in a Communications Taxes & Fees “Optimization” or learn about other Operational Best Practices to potentially minimize the economic impact of federal USF contribution costs and end user pass-through surcharges while maintaining full compliance with applicable rules & regulations, please contact Jonathan S. Marashlian at

We’ll leave you with some food for thought: 

“If you aren’t OPTIMIZING your communication tax and regulatory fee billing, collection & reporting practices, then you (and your customers) are SUBSIDIZING the companies that are!”


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