AOL Call Alert and AOL Voicemail fees and taxes FAQs

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AOL Call Alert and AOL Voicemail fees and taxes FAQs

Why are AOL Call Alert and AOL Voicemail services subject to taxes and fees?

AOL Call Alert and AOL Voicemail are considered as premium telecommunications services, so they are subject to the laws governing telecommunications services.

Why do I have to pay telecommunications taxes and fees?

Some states and localities may charge sales taxes, telecommunications taxes, and other taxes and fees for certain telecommunications services, including the AOL Call Alert and AOL Voicemail services. As of May 14, 2003, state and local taxes applicable to you will be reflected on your AOL Call Alert or AOL Voicemail bill.

What are the specific taxes that are included in my bill?

There are three categories of fees and taxes, which you may be charged, depending on your locality and the tax/fee applicable for AOL Call Alert and AOL Voicemail service in your locality. The taxes and fees you will be charged will depend on the address where you get your AOL Call Alert and AOL Voicemail services.

  • sales tax
  • telecom surcharge
  • other fees and taxes

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Last updated: 06-10-2014
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