Ease The Strain–Release 855 Numbers

We continue to read stories in the news about the improper distribution and selling of valuable 1-800 numbers. This practice grows as the number of custom numbers decreases. The best way to curb this activity is to release the 855 area code toll free phone numbers for public use. This would ease the strain and allow for proper use of toll free. There are strict guidelines over the distribution and use of toll free phone numbers. But with supplies so limited, people are desperate for a custom number that suits their image. When new toll free area codes are released, supplies would immediately increase and these improper practices would diminish. As we have endorsed in the past: the way to stop these illegal behaviors is two-fold: increased FCC crackdown and the release of 855 numbers.

Embargo on Toll Free Phone Service?

Telecommunications industry sources now say an unthinkable embargo on new toll free phone service in the United States is a real possibility within the next year. Facing a severe shortage of available 800-numbers, a skyrocketing demand for toll free service and an emerging black market for 800 numbers, insiders say officials feel they are left with no choice but to impose an embargo.

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Tax Information

The IRS has set up 1-800-829-1954 for taxpayers to seek assistance for refund information: 1-800-TAX-FORM to alter information on your submitted tax form: and 1-877-777-4778 for general assistance.Get the full story here.