U.S. CUSTOMS PROPOSES ONE-YEAR LIMIT ON HARBOR FEE REFUNDS, CLAIMS
The U.S. Customs Service has proposed a one-year time limit for filing refund requests for overpayments of Harbor Maintenance Fees that were paid quarterly, and for making other claims against the agency.
Under the proposal, a request for a refund of a quarterly harbor fee payment must be submitted to Customs accompanied by a Harbor Maintenance Fee Amended Quarterly Summary Report, Customs Form 350, and a copy of the Harbor Maintenance Fee Quarterly Summary Report, Customs Form 349. The mailing address is the U.S. Customs Service, HMF Refunds, 6026 Lakeside Blvd., Indianapolis, Ind. 46278.
Comments are to be filed by Feb. 15 at the Regulations Branch, Office of Regulations and Rulings, U.S. Customs Service, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20229.
For additional information phone Deborah Thompson, Accounts Receivable Branch, Accounting Services Division, at (317) 298-1200, extension 4003.