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February 2014 Verizon's Business Message Rate Service - Single Line Business

Business Message Rate Service - Single Line Business DC Rate MD Rate VA Rate
Basic Charge $20.95 $21.50 $20.50
Message Charges - 200 Calls Assumed $24.00 $24.00 $24.00
Telephone Relay Service $0.32 $0.11 $-
Emergency 911:
      Low n/a $1.00 $0.75
      High$0.76 $1.00 $0.75
Federal Subscriber Line Charge (SLC) $3.87 $5.66 $6.08
Wireless Local Number Portability Charge $- $- $-
Local Taxes: (applied differently between Cos. - includes VA. Sales and Use Tax Surcharge eff. 9/1/05)
      Low (VA = 5.0%)(MD=8% Prince George's County) n/a n/a $2.53
      High (MD = $2.00/access line in Montgomery County,
        VA= 5.0%, DC Sales Tax = 5.75%)
$2.58 $2.00 $2.53
Gross Receipts Tax:
      Low (VA = 0.0%) n/a n/a $-
      High (DC = 11%, MD = 2.04%, VA = 0%) $4.94 $0.93 $-
 
      Low n/a n/a $53.86
      High $57.43 $56.20 $53.86
Federal Excise Tax @ 3%
      Low n/a n/a $1.59
      High $1.72 $1.69 $1.59
Federal Universal Service Fund Surcharge $0.63 $1.05 $1.00
Right of Way Tax (Only applicable to some localities) $4.23 $- $0.97
Total:
      Low n/a n/a $57.42
      High $64.01 $58.93 $57.42

NOTES:
(1) MD and VA rates are based on the major metropolitan areas.
    (MD = Montgomery & Prince George Counties; VA = Falls Church, Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington )
(2) For DC, there is no residential local tax on regulated services except the 10% GRT surcharge. For business
     customers, there is a sales tax of 5.75% in addition to the GRT surcharge @11%.
 
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