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February 2014 Lifeline Service - Economy II

Lifeline Service - Economy II DC Rate MD Rate VA Rate
Basic Charge (Flat Rate)$3.00 $0.66 $6.00
Upgrade Service (65 Yrs & Over - Flat Rate)$1.00 n/a n/a
Message Charges - 100 Calls Assumed n/a $7.00 $5.10
Call Allowance Unlimited 3050
Telephone Relay Service Lifeline customers are exempt $0.11 n/a
Emergency 911:
      Low   $1.00 $0.75
      High$0.76 $1.00 $0.75
Federal Subscriber Line Charge n/a n/a n/a
Wireless Local Number Portability Charge n/a n/a n/a
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 $0.56
      High (MD = 2.00/access line in Montgomery County,VA=5.0%,
      DC Sales Tax = 5.75%)
n/a $2.00 $0.56
Gross Receipts Tax:
      Low (DC = 10%, VA = 0.00%) $0.10 n/a $-
      High (MD = 2.04%, VA = 0%)   $0.16 $-
Subtotal:
      Low$1.86 $10.81 $12.41
      High $4.09 $10.81 $12.41
Federal Excise Tax @ 3%
      Low$0.06 $0.32 $0.35
      High$0.12 $0.32 $0.35
Federal Universal Service Fund Surcharge $- $- $-
Right of Way Tax (only applicable to some localities) $4.23 $- $0.97
Total:
      Low $6.15 $11.14 $13.72
      High $8.44 $11.14 $13.72

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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