Telecommunications services are some of the most taxed services by governments and municipalities on the federal, state, and local level. In addition, there are fees on your bill, which are not government-mandated charges. This can result in an invoice with line items that are hard to understand. To assist you in understanding the taxes, fees and surcharges that may appear on your invoice, we have compiled the attached information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. The amounts of these various surcharges will vary depending upon the state, county and municipality where you have services.