Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet (FCC Form 499-A) Due April 1, 2020

The annual Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet (FCC Form 499-A) is due April 1, 2020.  All telecommunications carriers, and with very limited exceptions, all intrastate, interstate, and international telecommunications service providers, as well as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service providers, are required to file FCC Form 499-A.  The FCC Form 499-A reports revenue information used to assess contributions to the Universal Service Fund, interstate telecommunications relay services (TRS), the administration of the North American Numbering Plan (NANPA), and the shared costs of local number portability administration (LNPA).  The form also reports revenues to calculate and assess Interstate Telecommunications Service Provider (ITSP) regulatory fees.  Filers capable of accessing the Internet are required to file this form electronically at:

Filers may file the consolidated filer certifications, and traffic studies by submitting paper copies to:  Form 499 Data Collection Agent c/o USAC, 2000 L Street N.W., Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20036.

In addition, Section 413 of the Act requires each common carrier and VoIP provider to designate an agent in the District of Columbia upon whom all FCC notices, process, orders, and decisions may be served on behalf of that carrier.  If you would like to designate Herman & Whiteaker, LLC as your DC agent for service of process, please use the following information to complete Block 2-B of the form as our DC agent address has recently changed:

Herman & Whiteaker, LLC
1345 30th Street NW
Washington, D.C.  20007
Phone:  202/600-7273
Fax:  202/706-6056

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS OUR D.C. AGENT ADDRESS AND IS THE ADDRESS FOR D.C. AGENT PURPOSES ONLY.  All correspondences should continue to be sent to our Bethesda, MD office address.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like assistance regarding the service of process obligations or in completing and filing the annual Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet (FCC Form 499-A).