Agency Information Collection Activities; Protest
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995: Protest. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended without a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments form the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 19197) on April 13, 2006, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
This notice advises the public of the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties. For the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2006, the interest rates for overpayments will increase from 6 to 7 percent for corporations and from 7 to 8 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will increase from 7 to 8 percent. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Modification of the CBP NCAP Test Regarding Reconciliation for Entries Under the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement
This document announces a modification to the Customs and Border Protection Automated Commercial System (ACS) Reconciliation prototype test that adds to the issues subject to the Reconciliation process those arising under the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement. Other than this modification, the test remains the same as set forth in previously published Federal Register notices.