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Why is there a USF Fee or Tax on my bill?

Why is there a USF Fee or Tax on my bill? Long distance companies used to make money off of your USF Fee which is an FCC mandated fee that goes to schools, roads etc... in your community. AT&T used to charge 11.5% and MCI used to charge 12.3% for something the FCC used to charge them 5% for. Since these companies were making a ton of money, off of what the Public thought was a mandated fee, the FCC just changed the rule so that all telephone companies are required by law to charge the same amount, and give it all to the FCC. Read below to find out what all the USF is used for.

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How to Avoid Telemarketing Scams

How to Avoid ... ... of amazing ... and ... offers are warning signs of ... fraud. ... to the Federal Trade ... ... fraud now co

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Beware of telephone scams

Beware of ... ... illegal. It’s ... It’s costly. But getting ... (having your ... ... carrier switched without your ... is becoming an ... com

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VOIP Internet Phone and Internet Telephony FAQ

How VoIP / Internet Phone ... converts the voice signal from your ... into a digital signal that travels over the ... If you are calling a regular phone number, the signal is then co

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Choosing a Long Distance Provider

Choosing a long distance ... provider can be a tricky ... Not only are there hundreds of long distance ... but each company offers numerous long distance calling plans. With so many

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Tips for Lowering Your Long Distance Telephone Bill

If you think your long distance company is charging you too much - in flat fees, monthly minimums or ... charges -- the Better Business Bureau, along with the Federal ... ...

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Explanation of Charges on Your Telephone Bill

... ... do not ... the various charges and items on their monthly phone bills. Here’s a quick ... that ... some of these ... – This charge is imposed by loc

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Top Ten Telephone Tips

KNOW THY TELECOM ... your own ... calling ... Do you make most of your ... calls during the day, night, or on ... If you don't make frequent ... long distan

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How to avoid being crammed

... ... are being billed for ... services they did not order. This practice is called ... and it affects ... ... ... occurs when a customer r

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