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.
Universal service programs build out the country’s network infrastructure and serve our schools, libraries, rural healthcare clinics, and families in need. Set Up an Account
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
Mar 4, 2021
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....Read More
Service Provider Payment System Unavailable
Feb 19, 2021
Service Providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 6...Read More
USAC Announces FCC Form 499-A Training Dates
Jan 7, 2021
USAC will be hosting training webinars covering how to file the required annual...Read More
RESOLVED: Intermittent USAC Email Connectivity Issues
Jan 7, 2021
***Update: The USAC email system is operational again. Thank you for your patience during this outage. USAC is experiencing internal,...Read More
Calendar Year 2021 de minimis Threshold Levels
Jan 6, 2021
For calendar year 2021, filers that report less than $44,248 of combined interstate and international revenues on Line 423,...Read More