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2018 FCC Form 499-A*
Due by 11:59 PM EDT
Monday, April 2






* for reporting calendar year
2017 revenue

The countdown is based on server time, which is currently:

When to File

As general guidance for filing the FCC Forms 499-A/Q (Telecommunications Reporting Worksheets):

  • Forms must be received by USAC on or before the due date to be considered filed on time.
  • USAC will charge late filing penalties when a required form is not filed by the due date.
  • The FCC Form 499-A (annual Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet) reports historical revenue.
    • There is a one year deadline from the original due date for downward revisions; upward revisions are accepted anytime.
  • The FCC Form 499-Q (quarterly Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet) projects the future quarter's revenue.
    • There is a 45-day deadline from the original due date for any revisions.

The filing schedule for the calendar year 2018 is as follows:

Form Name Form Due Date* Late Fee Earned Date Revenue Reported Revision Deadline


February 1, 2018

February 28, 2018

2Q projected 2018
4Q revenue 2017

March 19, 2018


April 2, 2018

May 1, 2018

Prior year: 2017
January - December

April 1, 2019


May 1, 2018

May 30, 2018

3Q projected 2018
1Q revenue 2018

June 15, 2018


August 1, 2018

August 30, 2018

4Q projected 2018
2Q revenue 2018

September 14, 2018


November 1, 2018

November 30, 2018

1Q projected 2019
3Q revenue 2018

December 17, 2018

* When a form due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the form is due the following business day.