19 CFR 162.73a - Penalties under section 593A, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.

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§ 162.73a Penalties under section 593A, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.
(a) Maximum penalty without prior disclosure for a drawback compliance program nonparticipant. If the person concerned has not made a prior disclosure as provided in § 162.74 and has not been certified as a participant in the drawback compliance program under part 191 of this chapter, the monetary penalty under section 593A, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1593a), cannot exceed:
(1) For fraudulent violations, three times the loss of revenue; and
(2) For negligent violations,
(i) 20 percent of the loss of revenue for the first violation,
(ii) 50 percent of the loss of revenue for the first repetitive violation, or
(iii) One times the loss of revenue for the second and each subsequent repetitive violation.
(b) Maximum penalty without prior disclosure for a drawback compliance program participant——
(1) General. If the person concerned has not made a prior disclosure as provided in § 162.74 and has been certified as a participant in, and is generally in compliance with the procedures and requirements of, the drawback compliance program provided for in part 191 of this chapter, the monetary penalty or other sanction under section 593A, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1593a), cannot exceed:
(i) For fraudulent violations, three times the loss of revenue; and
(ii) For negligent violations,
(A) Issuance of a written notice of a violation (warning letter) for the first violation and for any other violation that is not repetitive or that is repetitive but does not occur within three years from the date of the violation of which it is repetitive,
(B) 20 percent of the loss of revenue for the first repetitive violation that occurs within three years from the date of the violation of which it is repetitive,
(C) 50 percent of the loss of revenue for the second repetitive violation that occurs within three years from the date of the first of two violations of which it is repetitive, or
(D) One times the loss of revenue for the third and each subsequent repetitive violation that occurs within three years from the date of the first of three or more violations of which it is repetitive.
(2) Notice of violation and required response to notice(i) The notice issued by Customs under paragraph (b)(1)(ii)(A) of this section will:
(A) State that the person concerned has violated section 593A;
(B) Explain the nature of the violation; and
(C) Warn the person concerned that future violations of section 593A may result in the imposition of monetary penalties. The notice will also warn the person concerned that repetitive violations may result in removal of certification under the drawback compliance program provided for in part 191 of this chapter until the person takes corrective action that is satisfactory to Customs.
(ii) Within 30 days from the date of mailing of the notice issued under paragraph (b)(1)(ii)(A) of this section:
(A) The person concerned must notify Customs in writing of the steps that have been taken to prevent a recurrence of the violation; or
(B) If the person concerned believes that no violation took place, he may advise Customs in writing of the basis for that position. If Customs agrees on further review that no violation in fact took place, Customs will in writing advise the person concerned and rescind the notice of violation. If on further review Customs remains of the opinion that the violation took place as alleged in the notice of violation, Customs will issue a written affirmation of the notice of violation advising the person concerned that the notice requirement of paragraph (b)(2)(ii)(A) of this section remains applicable and must be complied with either within the remainder of the prescribed 30-day period or within 15 days after issuance of the written affirmation, whichever period is longer.
(c) Maximum penalty with prior disclosure. If the person concerned has made a prior disclosure as provided in § 162.74, whether or not such person has been certified as a participant in the drawback compliance program under part 191 of this chapter, the monetary penalty under section 593A, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1593a), cannot exceed:
(1) For fraudulent violations, one times the loss of revenue; and
(2) For negligent violations, an amount equal to the interest accruing on the actual loss of revenue during the period from the date of overpayment of the claim to the date on which the person concerned tenders the amount of the overpayment based on the prevailing rate of interest under 26 U.S.C. 6621.
[T.D. 00-5, 65 FR 3808, Jan. 25, 2000]

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  • 2013-10-23; vol. 78 # 205 - Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    1. 78 FR 63052 - United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement
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Title 19 published on 2013-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 19 CFR 162 after this date.

  • 2013-10-23; vol. 78 # 205 - Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    1. 78 FR 63052 - United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
      Interim regulations; solicitation of comments.
      Interim rule effective October 23, 2013; comments must be received by December 23, 2013.
      19 CFR Parts 10, 24, 162, 163, and 178