Postal Rates to Drop This Weekend

The U.S. Postal Service will end its current 4.3 percent exigent surcharge, which will reduce prices of certain mail products — including commercial mail– effective April 10. The two-year surcharge agreement was put in place in 2014 to help mitigate USPS revenue declines during the recession, however, lawmakers have not voted to further extend the surcharge.

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Monica C. Meinert

Monica C. Meinert is deputy editor of the ABA Banking Journal and editorial director at the American Bankers Association, where she oversees ABA Daily Newsbytes.