Proposed contribution factor for fourth quarter 2013 is .156 or 15.6 percent.
Contribution Factor: Telecommunications companies must pay a percentage of their interstate end-user revenues to the Universal Service Fund. This percentage is called the contribution factor. The contribution factor changes four times a year (quarterly) and is increased or decreased depending on the needs of the Universal Service programs. You can read more about the contribution factor in the FCC's Fact Sheet on Universal Service.
- Visit the USAC Website to view Quarterly Administrative Filings.
Public Notices on Proposed Contribution Factors
- Fourth Quarter (9/10/02)
- Third Quarter (6/13/02); (Erratum)
- Second Quarter (3/8/02)
- First Quarter (12/7/01)