Effective Sunday, April 10, 2016 the United States Postal Service (USPS) will reduce First-Class Mail prices.
The surcharge removal means these First-Class Mail prices will be reduced to the following:
|• Letters (1 oz.)||49 cents||47 cents|
|• Letters additional ounces||22 cents||21 cents|
|• Letters to all international destinations||$1.20||$1.15|
|• Postcards||35 cents||34 cents|
Commercial prices will also decrease. A complete listing of the new prices, effective April 10, is available at www.usps.com.
The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.
For the full USPS national news release see “Forced USPS Price Reduction Begins This Weekend – April 07, 2016“.