Price of stamps to increase starting in July
(Gray News) - The cost of stamps will be increasing in July.
According to the U.S. Postal Service, a first-class mail Forever stamp will cost 60 cents, a 2-cent increase from its current price of 58 cents.
Other mailing services will also cost more, including:
- Letters (metered 1 ounce) will cost 57 cents, up from 53 cents.
- Letters additional ounce(s) will cost 24 cents, up from 20 cents.
- Domestic postcards will cost 44 cents, up from 40 cents.
- International letters will cost $1.40, up from $1.30.
The proposed increases are scheduled to take effect July 10. The Postal Regulatory Commission will review and approve the prices before they take effect.
The U.S. Postal Service says the increased prices are a result of inflation and increased operating expenses.
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