27.1028 Refund of duties or excise taxes.

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(a) Customs duties or excise taxes paid under this chapter or 11.1001 et seq. on merchandise which is later sold to the United States Government or a private or governmental entity for export outside of American Samoa, shall be refunded on the basis of 100% for sales to the United States Government and 90% for sales for export outside of American Samoa to the vendor upon proof that the duty or tax was paid by the vendor, such sale was made, and the sales price did not include the amount of the duty or tax.

(b) For purposes of this section no refund shall be allowed in sales of less than $25 per line item.

(c) Application for the refund shall be made within 90 days of the date of the sale.

History: 1963, PL 8-1;amd 1977, PL 15-50 § 1; amd 2001, PL 27-16; 2008, PL 30-36.


Amendments: 1977 Subsection (a): amended generally.

2001 Subsection (a): delete the words “or the government” within the sentence.