Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011

Emergency Telephone Users Surcharge Annotations

California Public Utilities Commission Mandated Charges

The California Public Utilities Commission mandates the imposition of a number of charges and surcharges on service suppliers and service users, some of which are subject to the Emergency Telephone Users (911) Surcharge and some of which are not. The charges that are subject to the 911 Surcharge are: the California Public Utilities Commission Reimbursement (or PUC) Fee and the California Relay Service and Communications Devices Fund (CA Relay SVC/Comm) Surcharge. The charges that are not subject to the 911 Surcharge are: the Universal LifeLine Telephone Service (ULTS) Surcharge; the High-Cost Fund-A and Fund-B Surcharges; and the California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) Surcharge. 1/8/10.