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The CommLaw Group believes that an “informed” client is the very best client. Knowledge is power – the power to predict regulatory trends, to anticipate risks, and to use your knowledge to make adjustments that will help keep your company out of harm’s way. And when our Firm has important or exciting news to announce about developments at our organization, including awards, achievements, hirings and various presentations & webinars, we will share information through News announcements.

Latest News, Webinars, and Advisories

FCC Form 499–Q (2nd Quarter) Is Due August 1st

This is the final reminder to clients, the deadline for filing FCC Form 499-Q with the Universal Service Administrative Company (“USAC”) for the Second Quarter is August 1st. All non de minimis providers of telecommunications services and interconnected VoIP services are required to

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FCC Form 499–Q (2nd Quarter) Is Due August 1st

Reminder to clients, the deadline for filing FCC Form 499-Q with the Universal Service Administrative Company (“USAC”) for the Second Quarter is August 1st. All non de minimis providers of telecommunications services and interconnected VoIP services are required to complete Form 499-Q and

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FCC International Traffic Report due July 31st

Reminder to clients providing international telecommunications services, the deadline to file International Traffic Reports with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) is July 31st. All carriers providing international telecommunications services between any U.S. point and any non U.S. point – i.e. clients required to

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FCC Form 499–Q (2nd Quarter) Is Due August 1st

The deadline for filing FCC Form 499-Q with the Universal Service Administrative Company (“USAC”) for the Second Quarter is August 1st. All non de minimis providers of telecommunications services and interconnected VoIP services are required to complete Form 499-Q and report actual revenue

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FCC International Traffic Report due July 31st

The deadline to file International Traffic Reports with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) is July 31st. All carriers providing international telecommunications services between any U.S. point and any non U.S. point – i.e. clients required to possess an FCC Section 214 License –

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Quarterly FCC PIU Officer Certification due by June 30th

Pursuant to Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) regulations, all prepaid calling card providers must file quarterly Certifications with the FCC (“FCC Certification”) attesting to compliance with specific percentage of interstate usage (“PIU”) reporting and Universal Service Fund (“USF”) requirements. For more

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The CommLaw Group to Present Audio Conference on VoIP Taxes & Fees

Charles Helein and Jonathan Marashlian, partners at The CommLaw Group, will be presenting an interactive audio-conference to address current tax and regulatory issues affecting Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) services.The audio conference, entitled VoIP Taxation and Regulatory Fees on the Rise: Your

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FCC Solicits Comments on TRS Fee Factor

The FCC recently solicited comments on the National Exchange Carrier Association‘s (NECA) annual payment formula and fund size estimate for the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) Fund. The TRS Fund fiscal year begins July 1st and ends June 30th each year. Based on

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