E-911 Surcharge for Telecommunications Services

Wireless, landline and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telecommunications service providers include a 911 surcharge on all New York City customer bills. All affected telecommunications service providers are required to collect this surcharge and pass it along to the City minus a 2% administrative fee.

Tax Rates 

Service Monthly Surcharge 
Wireless 30 cents
per wireless device
Landline $1.00
per line
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) $1.00
per device

 
Filing Information

You can either pay the E911 surcharge electronically at e-Services or mail in the completed NYC-E-911 form.

Deadline
E-911 Surcharge returns and taxes are due by the 25 of each month.

Frequently Asked Questions 


Forms and Reports
Forms
 
Legal Authority
Local Laws 15 and 16 of 2002