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Contributing to the USF

All telecommunications providers must file with USAC every year. This determines if they must contribute to the Universal Service Fund (USF) and how much the contribution will be.

Participation by Program

Service providers make universal service possible by participating in one or more USF programs. Explore participation by selecting from the options below:

*This information is based on 2017-2018 Universal Service Fund data.


2021 FCC Form 499-A Now Available in E-File

The 2021 FCC Form 499-A (Annual Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet) is now available in E-File, USAC's online filing system. The due date for filing the form is Thursday, April 1, 2021.

FCC rules require all telecommunications service providers to file the FCC Form 499-A to report historical revenue data for your company....

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Service Provider Payment System Unavailable

Service Providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 6...

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USAC Announces FCC Form 499-A Training Dates

USAC will be hosting training webinars covering how to file the required annual...

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RESOLVED: Intermittent USAC Email Connectivity Issues

***Update: The USAC email system is operational again. Thank you for your patience during this outage. USAC is experiencing internal,...

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Calendar Year 2021 de minimis Threshold Levels

For calendar year 2021, filers that report less than $44,248 of combined interstate and international revenues on Line 423,...

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