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February 2014 Verizon's Residence Message Rate Service

Residence Message Rate Service DC Rate MD Rate VA Rate
Basic Charge $7.99 $12.68 $15.97
Message Charges - 100 Calls Assumed $1.50 $3.50 $5.10
Call Allowance 75 65 50
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 $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 $1.36
      High (MD = $2.00/access line in Montgomery County,
        VA= 5.0%, DC Sales Tax = 5.75%)
n/a $2.00 $1.36
Gross Receipts Tax:
      Low (VA = 0.0%) n/a n/a $-
      High (DC = 10%, MD = 2.04%, VA = 0%) $0.95 $0.33 $-
Subtotal:
      Low n/a $25.28 $29.26
      High $11.20 $25.28 $29.26
Federal Excise Tax @ 3%
      Low n/a $0.76 $0.86
      High $0.34 $0.76 $0.86
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 $27.09 $32.08
      High $16.40 $27.09 $32.08

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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