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E911 Surcharges Evolve to Accommodate Growth of Prepaid Wireless

E911 Surcharges Evolve to Accommodate Growth of Prepaid Wireless

Most states and many local governments impose a surcharge on telephone subscribers in order to fund enhanced emergency assistance service, most commonly known as E911.  E911 surcharges generally require service providers to charge the fee on monthly invoices to customers and source the fee to their customer’s service or billing address.  Most E911 surcharges were first imposed … Read More

Natural Disasters: A Trigger for Tax Changes

Natural Disasters: A Trigger for Tax Changes

Natural disasters will unleash a chain reaction of challenges causing economic disruption and difficulties.  Governments typically react by increasing certain taxes on a temporary basis in order to create extra funding for medical supplies, food, shelter and other basic services in the affected areas and eventually, to address the reconstruction process of damaged public and … Read More