Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2010, 59581 [E9-27598]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 221 / Wednesday, November 18, 2009 / Notices This notice is issued under authority of 33 U.S.C. 1605(c), and 33 CFR 81.18. Dated: November 4, 2009. J. W. Johnson, Commander, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Inspections and Investigations Branch, by Direction of the Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E9–27636 Filed 11–17–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Customs and Border Protection Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2010 AGENCY: Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: General notice. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: This document provides notice to customs brokers that the annual fee of $138 that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or corporation, is due by January 25, 2010. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces this date of payment for 2010 in accordance with the Tax Reform Act of 1986. DATES: Payment of the 2010 Customs Broker User Fee is due Monday, January 25, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Morris, Broker Compliance Branch, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of International Trade, (202) 863– 6543. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background CBP Dec. 07–01 amended section 111.96 of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.96) pursuant to the amendment of section 13031 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 58c) by section 892 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, to establish that effective April 1, 2007, an annual user fee of $138 is to be assessed for each customs broker permit and national permit held by an individual, partnership, association, or corporation. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations provide that this fee is payable for each calendar year in each broker district where the broker was issued a permit to do business by the due date which is published in the Federal Register annually. See 19 CFR 24.22(h) and (i)(9). Broker districts are defined in the General Notice entitled, ‘‘Geographical Boundaries of Customs Brokerage, Cartage and Lighterage VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:30 Nov 17, 2009 Jkt 220001 Districts’’ published in the Federal Register as T.D. 00–18 on March 15, 2000 (65 FR 14011). Section 1893 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (Pub. L. 99–514) provides that notices of the date on which the payment is due for each broker permit shall be published by the Secretary of the Treasury in the Federal Register by no later than 60 days before such due date. Please note that section 403 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, 6 U.S.C. 101 et seq., (Pub. L. 107–296) and Treasury Department Order No. 100–16 (see Appendix to 19 CFR Part 0) delegated general authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury over customs revenue functions (with certain specified exceptions) to the Secretary of Homeland Security. This document notifies customs brokers that for calendar year 2010, the due date for payment of the user fee is January 25, 2010. Dated: November 3, 2009. Daniel Baldwin, Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade. [FR Doc. E9–27598 Filed 11–17–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2009–0992] National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of open teleconference meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference meeting of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) to discuss items listed in the agenda as well as other items that NOSAC may consider. This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The teleconference call will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2009, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST. This meeting may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before December 4, 2009. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee should reach the Coast Guard on or before December 4, 2009. ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet, via telephone conference, on December 8, 2009. Members of the public wishing to participate may contact CDR P.W. Clark at 202–372–1410 for call in PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59581 information or they may participate in person by coming to Room 1303, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Building, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington DC 20593. As there are a limited number of teleconference lines, public participation will be on a first come basis. Written comments should be sent to Commander P.W. Clark, Designated Federal Officer of NOSAC, Commandant (CG–5222), 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001; or by fax to 202–372–1926. This notice is available on our online docket, USCG– 2009-xxxx, at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander P.W. Clark, Designated Federal Officer of NOSAC, or Mr. Jim Magill, Assistant Designated Federal Officer, telephone 202–372–1414, fax 202–372–1926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public participation is welcome and the public may participate in person by coming to Room 1303, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Building, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington DC 20593 or by contacting CDR P.W. Clark at 202–372– 1410 for call in information. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Agenda of Meeting The agenda for the December 8, 2009 Committee meeting is as follows: (1) Roll call of Committee members and the public participating in the teleconference. (2) Approval of minutes from the November 5, 2009. (3) Subcommittee’s Final Report on proposals for MARPOL Annex II, A.673 standards for existing Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs). (4) Committee discussion and vote on Subcommittee’s Final Report for MARPOL Annex II, A.673. (5) Review of and possible NOSAC action to approve a recommendation to re-establish the Diving Subcommittee and discussion on a proposed task statement to study the matter of medical treatment of injured divers while working on the OCS. (6) Review of background information and possible NOSAC action related to minimizing offshore lifts on the OCS. (7) Period for Public Comment. (8) Confirmation of the date/time for the next NOSAC Meeting (Thursday, April 8, 2009 in New Orleans). Procedural This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting may close early if all business is finished. At the E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

 Customs and Border Protection


Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2010

AGENCY: Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: General notice.

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SUMMARY: This document provides notice to customs brokers that the 
annual fee of $138 that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, 
whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or 
corporation, is due by January 25, 2010. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) announces this date of payment for 2010 in accordance with the 
Tax Reform Act of 1986.

DATES: Payment of the 2010 Customs Broker User Fee is due Monday, 
January 25, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Morris, Broker Compliance 
Branch, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of International Trade, (202) 
863-6543.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    CBP Dec. 07-01 amended section 111.96 of title 19 of the Code of 
Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.96) pursuant to the amendment of 
section 13031 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 
(COBRA) of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 58c) by section 892 of the American Jobs 
Creation Act of 2004, to establish that effective April 1, 2007, an 
annual user fee of $138 is to be assessed for each customs broker 
permit and national permit held by an individual, partnership, 
association, or corporation.
    Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations provide that this 
fee is payable for each calendar year in each broker district where the 
broker was issued a permit to do business by the due date which is 
published in the Federal Register annually. See 19 CFR 24.22(h) and 
(i)(9). Broker districts are defined in the General Notice entitled, 
``Geographical Boundaries of Customs Brokerage, Cartage and Lighterage 
Districts'' published in the Federal Register as T.D. 00-18 on March 
15, 2000 (65 FR 14011).
    Section 1893 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (Pub. L. 99-514) 
provides that notices of the date on which the payment is due for each 
broker permit shall be published by the Secretary of the Treasury in 
the Federal Register by no later than 60 days before such due date. 
Please note that section 403 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, 6 
U.S.C. 101 et seq., (Pub. L. 107-296) and Treasury Department Order No. 
100-16 (see Appendix to 19 CFR Part 0) delegated general authority 
vested in the Secretary of the Treasury over customs revenue functions 
(with certain specified exceptions) to the Secretary of Homeland 
Security.
    This document notifies customs brokers that for calendar year 2010, 
the due date for payment of the user fee is January 25, 2010.

    Dated: November 3, 2009.
Daniel Baldwin,
Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade.
[FR Doc. E9-27598 Filed 11-17-09; 8:45 am]
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