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New York State
Universal Service Fund
Second Assessment
For Funding Year 2021


On December 23, 2020 the NY PSC issued its Order in Case 15-M-0742, extending the NYSUSF for an additional two year term beginning on January 1, 2021. You can view the entire Order on the New York Public Service Commission website:

https://www.dps.ny.gov/

The Order specifies that an amount up to six million two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($6.25 M) may be assessed amongst the NYSUSF contributors in 2021.

It has been determined that the second installment of the 2021 assessment will be billed in the amount of one million six hundred thousand dollars ($1.6 M). Your pro-rata portion of this one million six hundred thousand dollar assessment will be based on the assessment methodology detailed within the Order.

The second installment for 2021 invoices will be billed on or about 05/14/2021 with payments due no later than 06/15/2021.

If you have any questions regarding this, please contact NYSUSF staff at (518) 443-2806.








The Targeted Accessibility Fund of New York, Incorporated (TAF) was established by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) in 1998 as a mechanism to ensure the proper funding by the telecommunications carriers of various targeted programs as defined by the PSC. The programs identified were Lifeline, emergency services E911, Public Interest Pay Phones, and the Telecommunications Relay System. TAF funding for these programs were developed on an explicit, competitive basis and is adminis trated by the New York Intrastate Access Settlement Pool, Inc.

It is required, by regulation, that all certified telecommunication carriers doing business in New York State participate in TAF. It is the responsibility of each carrier to contact TAF for the assignment of a TAF identification number. This web site provides each company with the required information to participate and stay in compliance with the New York State Public Service Regulations. It is encouraged to contact TAF Staff who would be happy to provide you any guidance in complying with the TAF requirements.

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April reporting dates
Monthly reporting due
04/23/2021
Invoices mailed
05/03/2021
Payments due to TAF
05/21/2021
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For payment inquiries please contact the TAF Staff
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TAF phone:
518 443-2808
TAF fax:
518 443-2809

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