Understanding My Bill
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KS Universal Svc Fund: A fee used to promote and assure the availability of universal service at rates that are reasonable and affordable between rural and urban areas. Public Service Commissions established rules and procedures for the USF.
911 Fee: A fee that helps pay for emergency services such as fire and rescue.
Federal Subscriber Line Charge: This charge was instituted in 1984 to cover the costs of a portion of the local phone network.
Federal Excise Tax: This is a 3% tax mandated by the Federal government. It is assessed on taxable services provided by HCI's non-regulated entities, such as Long Distance service.
Taxes: Mandated federal, state, and local taxes.
State and Local Taxes: Taxes imposed by state and local governments, assessed on taxable services included in your bill.