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Taxes & Fees: what are they, how much and why are they there
All our prices are listed before taxes and surcharges. There are federal, state, and local taxes on cellphones. Taxes can range from 15% to 35% of your total balance, depending on where you live. Many of the taxes on a cellphone invoice are the same as those you would see on your current cellphone bill, or home phone bill. If you would like a full list of applicable cellphone taxes for your area, contact your local government taxing authority.
The Operational Compliance Fee is a fee assessed by Consumer Cellular associated with payment of government imposed fees and to recover the costs of administering and complying with government requirements. This fee is not a customer tax or fee assessed by a government agency. This fee may change from time to time as the cost of compliance changes.