Oregon

51st

Lowest in the U.S.

7.39%
combined wireless tax rate

Comparative Tax Rate – Wireless vs. Other Goods (%)

Wireless is singled out for taxation.

Why so much?

Tax / Charge Tax %
Local utility tax 0.00%
911 tax 1.54%
RSPF surcharge 0.25%
Universal Service Fund (Federal) 5.60%
TOTAL TRANSACTION TAX 7.39%

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Sources: Methodology: Committee on State Taxation, 50-State Study and Report on Telecommunications Taxation, May 2005.

Updated July 2013 by Scott Mackey, KSE Partners LLP, using state statutes and regulations.
Average Revenue Per Unit (ARPU): $48.73 per Cellular Telephone and Internet Association, June 2012.