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 NYCeFile or mail in the completed NYC-E-911 form.

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



Forms and Reports
Forms 

Legal Authority
Local Laws 15 and 16 of 2002