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Claiming Drawback on Excise Taxes

April 15, 2021

Claiming Drawback on Excise Taxes

Duty Drawback is not just for duties paid on imported goods. Are you getting the maximum refund from your drawback program?

More Refunds

Under TFTEA drawback, you can refund additional fees associated with the importation of goods:

  • Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF)
  • Harbor Maintenance Fee (HMF)
  • Oil Spill Tax
  • Excise Taxes

What Is an Excise Tax?

Federal excise taxes that are subject to drawback include alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, and other goods.

Claiming Drawback on Excise Tax

Excise taxes are often overlooked because these assessments are not always paid directly to US Customs and Border Protection upon importing goods. However, they are refundable via duty drawback under our clients’ highly compliant drawback programs managed by Charter Brokerage.

Why Charter Brokerage?

Charter has been a driving force behind duty drawback statutory and regulatory enhancements for the past 25 years and excise tax drawback is no exception. Charter had the privilege to partner with NAM to create a compelling case in defense of excise tax duty drawback. On August 23, 2021 the Court of Appeals issued the following decision in defense of excise tax duty drawback. Click here to read the full decision.

Excise Tax drawback claims need to be filed with the highest level of compliance. To date, Charter brokerage has filed over $420 million in excise tax claims!

Our clients are our focus.

To learn more, contact us at: inquiries@charterbrokerage.net