Final Disposition of HMT Cases

Monday, August 08, 2005
The U.S. Court of International Trade issued an Order dismissing, effective December 1, all pending actions brought for refunds of the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT). Claimants who believe their actions should not be dismissed must file a motion for stay of dismissal by September 26. The U.S. Government, which sought this Order, believes that all HMT issues have been resolved and all HMT claims have been paid pursuant to prior court decisions. United States Shoe Corp. v. United States, Slip Opinion 05-89 (C.I.T., July 27, 2005)(HK Law)

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