Explanation of Bill

To better understand your power bill, review this sample Jackson EMC statement.

Explanation of Bill Diagram

1. Total Due and Due Date: The balance on your account with past due amounts or late fees and when your payment is due

2. Member Information: The name on your account and a number assigned by Jackson EMC for each electric service you’ve established

3. Service Time and Rate: Your dates of service, number of service days, bill date and electric service rate

4. Account Activity: Detailed account activity for the current billing period, including charges for outdoor lights and EMC Security, including:

  • Previous Balance: Amount charged for the previous billing period
  • Payment: Amount received for the previous billing period
  • Electric Metered Service: Charges for kilowatt-hours used on your account
  • Sales Tax: Sales tax calculated for electricity used on your account
  • Operation Round Up®: For participating members, the amount charged when your bill is rounded up to the next dollar.

    Many in our service area have benefited from monthly donations made by our members who participate in Operation Round Up.

5. Important Information: Details about Jackson EMC, its services and special offers

6. Payment Stub: A detachable payment stub to use when mailing your payment

7. Meter Number: The unique 10-digit number on the front of your electric meter. If you have multiple meters on your account, your bill will list each meter number.

8. Usage: The total amount of kilowatt-hours recorded by your electric meter for the current billing period

9. Meter Multiplier: Electricity used in situations where the demand exceeds a normal meter’s measuring capacity. Very large homes or commercial/industrial facilities will have multipliers higher than 1.

10. Service Information: Details about receiving bills via email, viewing your energy use data, and updating your phone number at MyJacksonEMC.com

11. Account Management: Information about registering for an online account, check conversions and late fees

12. Ways to Pay Your Bill: Our convenient options for paying your power bill