2020 USPS Postage Rate Increase
by Scott Palmer February 07, 2020
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will implement new postage rates for most mailing and shipping products on Sunday, January 26, 2020.
Summary of the 2020 Postage Rate Increase:
- The First Class Mail letter (1 oz.) rate for postage purchased at the Post Office will remain at $0.55 (no change from 2019).
- Each additional ounce for a First Class Mail letter will cost $0.15 (no change from 2019).
- “Metered Mail” rates for First Class Mail letters (1 oz.), which includes online postage and postage meters, will remain at $0.50 (no change from 2019). This five cent discount represents a savings of 9% compared to Post Office rates.
- First Class Mail Flats/Large Envelopes (1 oz.) rates will not increase and will remain at $1.00 (no change from 2019). Each additional ounce will cost $0.20, a five cent increase from 2019.