New Postal Products
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Competitive Postal Products
The Commission seeks comments on whether to update its regulations to address proposed classification changes to product descriptions in the Mail Classification Schedule that may modify the market and/or competitive products lists. This document informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Annual Compliance Report, 2018
In light of the lapse of appropriations resulting in suspension of Commission operations and to allow time for public comment, the Commission is extending the comment deadlines in this docket by two weeks.
Amendments to Market Test Rules
The Commission is adopting final rules amending the Commission's regulations governing market tests of experimental products. The final rules revise the method for calculating applicable market test revenue limitations and clarify the process for filing a request to add a non-experimental product or price category based on an experimental product to the market dominant or competitive product list. For additional information, Order No. 4973 can be accessed electronically through the Commission's website at https://www.prc.gov.
Competitive Postal Products
The Commission is adopting a final rule concerning the minimum amount that the Postal Service's competitive products as a whole are required to contribute to institutional costs annually. The rule as adopted uses a formula-based approach to annually calculate competitive products' appropriate share of institutional costs. For additional information, Order No. 4963 can be accessed electronically through the Commission's website at https://www.prc.gov.
Income Tax Review
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the calculation of the assumed Federal income tax on competitive products income for Fiscal Year 2018. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
FY 2018 Annual Compliance Report
The Postal Service has filed an Annual Compliance Report on the costs, revenues, rates, and quality of service associated with its products in fiscal year 2018. Within 90 days, the Commission must evaluate that information and issue its determination as to whether rates were in compliance with title 39, chapter 36, and whether service standards in effect were met. To assist in this, the Commission seeks public comments on the Postal Service's Annual Compliance Report.
Postal Service Performance Report and Performance Plan
On December 28, 2018, the Postal Service filed the FY 2018 Performance Report and FY 2019 Performance Plan with its FY 2018 Annual Compliance Report. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.