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2021

First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
  • Common Audit Finding:  Filer Ineligible to File a Consolidated FCC Form 499-A
  • Reporting Reseller Revenue
  • Reporting Revenues from de minimis Resellers
  • New Feature in E-File: Accessing Annual True-up Statements
  • Annual True-up Statements Available in E-File
  • Reporting Toll Free (800/888) Revenue
  • Common Audit Finding: Improper Assessment of USF on End-user Bill

2020

First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
  • Common Audit Finding:  Reporting Reseller Revenue
  • ILEC Subscriber Line Charge (SLC) Changes
  • Multi-Factor Authentication Implemented
  • Refund Process for Double USF Payments
  • Form 499 Statuses Explained
  • De Minimis Exemption Revenue Levels for 2019 and 2020
  • New Forms Management in E-File Planned
  • Annual Contributor True-Up Process
  • The Difference Between a 498 ID and 499 ID
  • New Forms Management in E-File Implemented
  • Common Audit Finding: Reseller Certificates

2019

First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
  • Common Audit Finding: Reporting Reseller Revenue
  • FCC Orders: Rural LEC Broadband Order
  • FCC Updates on 498 IDs
  • Common Audit Finding:  Filer Merger/Sale Revenue Reporting
  • Double FUSF Refunds
  • Form 499 Status Codes Explained
  • Annual True-up Process
  • Reporting Admin Fees, Setup Fees and Surcharges
  • Reporting Rural Health Care Disbursements
  • Common Audit Finding: Switching from Safe Harbor

2018

First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
  • Annual Form Training Announcement
  • No publication available.
  • No publication available.
  • Common Audit Finding: Reporting Affiliates
  • De minimis exemption requirements

2017

First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter
  • Common Audit Finding: Categorizing Revenue for Vertical Features
  • Double FUSF Refunds
  • Common Audit Finding: Reporting International Private Line Revenue
  • Common Audit Finding: Reporting Private Line Revenue
  • Billing Address Updates
  • Annual True-up Process
  • Audit Preparation Tips
  • Common Audit Finding: Switching from Safe Harbor