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Prepaid Wireless 9-1-1 Charge

Effective September 1, 2012, the Department of Revenue began administration of the Prepaid Wireless 9-1-1 Charge on retail sales of prepaid wireless telephone services. All sellers making retail sales of prepaid wireless telephone service shall collect the Prepaid Wireless 9-1-1 Charge from the consumers and pay the amount collected to the Department of Revenue.

The per retail transaction rate of the Prepaid Wireless 9-1-1 Charge is:

  • August 1, 2014 – Present:  $1.75
  • October 1, 2013 – July 31, 2014:  $1.60
  • September 1, 2012 – September 30, 2013:   $ .70