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The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will implement new postage rates for most mailing and shipping products on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Following is an overview of the new prices.
  • The First Class Mail letter (1 oz.) rate for postage is increasing by five cents to $0.55 (from $0.50).
  • Each additional ounce for a First Class Mail letter will cost an extra $0.15 (a decrease from $0.21 in 2018).
  • Priority Mail Express will see an average increase of 3.9%.
  • Priority Mail will see an average increase of 5.9%.