CARRIER COST RECOVERY CHARGE (formerly, Federal Annual Regulatory Fee Charge)

 

The Carrier Cost Recovery Charge (CCRC) is a charge equal to 4.0% of all eligible telecommunications and interconnected VoIP service charges, excluding Taxes, appearing on a Customerís invoice.† Company imposes the CCRC to recover regulatory costs it† incurs for telecommunications services for the speech and hearing-impaired and local number portability. This is a Company charge, not a Tax or fee that the government requires Company to collect. The Federal Universal Service Fund (FUSF) charge applies to the CCRC.

 

 

CARRIER ANNUAL REGULATORY CHARGE

 

 

The Carrier Annual Regulatory Charge (CARC) is a charge equal to 0.47% of all eligible telecommunications and interconnected VoIP service charges, excluding Taxes, appearing on a Customerís invoice.† Company imposes the CARC to recover amounts it incurs for† Annual Regulatory Fee payments to the Federal Communications Commission. This is a Company charge, not a Tax or fee that the government requires Company to collect. The Federal Universal Service Fund (FUSF) charge applies to the CARC.