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Description of tax provisions of H.R. 2237 the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act

scheduled for a hearing before the Committee on Finance on August 2, 1982

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Published by Joint Committee on Taxation in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic assistance, American -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Tariff -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Duty-free importation -- Caribbean Area.,
  • H.R. 2237 97th Congress.,
  • United States -- Commerce -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Caribbean Area -- Commerce -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCaribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act
    Statementprepared for the use of the Committee on Finance by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Joint Committee on Taxation., United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF4939.5.T39 A2 1982, vol. 2, tab 34
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 9 leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24160800M
    OCLC/WorldCa439928431

    Under the Caribbean Basin Trade Initiative, the United States Trade Representative has determined that, for acquisitions covered by the WTO GPA, Caribbean Basin country end products, construction material, and services must be treated as eligible accordance with Section (a)(3) of the Dominican Republic - Central America - United States Free Trade Implementation Act (Pub. L. Section of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA or the Act), as amended (19 U.S.C. ), requires the U.S. International Trade Commission to provide biennial reports in odd-numbered years to the Congress and the President on the economic impact of the Act on U.S. industries and consumers and on the economy ofFile Size: 1MB.

    Stabilization, Debt, and Fiscal Policy in the Caribbean Prepared by Ratna Sahay1 February Abstract This Working Paper should not be reported as representing the views of the IMF. The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the IMF or IMF policy. By W. Charles Sawyer and Richard L. Sprinkle, Published on 07/01/ Recommended Citation. Sawyer, W. C., Sprinkle, R. L. (). The Impact of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act on Caribbean Nations Exports and Development: A by: 3.

      Section of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (19 U.S.C. ) is amended as follows: (1) EXTENSION FOR CERTAIN KNIT APPAREL ARTICLES.—In clause (iii) of . [[nid]] An effective, modern tax administration ensures that a government collects adequate and timely revenues, while minimizing hindrances to taxpayers and economic growth. With few exceptions, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean struggle to enforce tax laws and collect sufficient tax revenue to fund the provision of critical public goods and services to citizens.


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Description of tax provisions of H.R. 2237 the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act Download PDF EPUB FB2

Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) The Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) was implemented on January 1,and has no set expiration date. CBERA generally provides for duty-free entry of goods into the United States from designated beneficiary countries.

Requires recapture of the investment credit if, during any taxable year, the Caribbean Basin property is used predominantly outside a qualifying country or the United States. Extends an investment tax credit and accelerated cost recovery deduction to property owned or used by U.S.

corporations or citizens engaged in trade or business in Puerto Rico or other U.S. possessions. The report is being prepared under Commission investigation No. Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act: Impact on U.S.

Industries and Consumers and on Beneficiary Countries. The report will cover trade during calendar years andand will be transmitted to Congress and the President by Septem A farm bill, for instance, might contain provisions that affect the tax status of farmers, their management of land or treatment of the environment, a system of price limits or supports, and so on.

Each of these individual provisions would, logically, belong in a different place in the Code. Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act of (CBERA) — P.L. (August 5, ), Title II, authorized unilateral preferential trade and tax benefits for eligible Caribbean countries, including duty-free treatment of eligible products.

In pursuant of 97 Stat.beneficiary countries qualified for duty-free d by: the 98th United States Congress. The Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) comprises both the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA).Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA)Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)Guidance: Extension of CBTPA Benefits.

The CBI was launched in through the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and expanded in by the U.S.-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) and again by the in the Trade Act of CBERA was implemented on January 1, and has no set expiration date. The CBTPA is scheduled to expire on Septem Subtitle B--Amendments to the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and Related Provisions PART AMENDMENTS TO CARIBBEAN BASIN ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACT SEC.

-- Repeal of Termination Daye on Duty-Free Treatment Under the Act Section of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (19 U.S.C. (b)) is repealed. SEC. CARIBBEAN BASIN ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACT OF xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xx ** Return to.

materials on Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), European Union (EU), and World Trade at the back of this book. I hope Worldwide Tax Summaries continues to be a valuable reference tool A PE is not defined in the Income Tax Act; however, any company that would meet the general definition of a PE must be registered.

With little agricultural production of their own, most Caribbean islands rely heavily on imported food products, particularly from the United States. This report aims to provide U.S. suppliers general information on export opportunities in the Caribbean Basin. Caribbean Basin: Caribbean Basin.

Section of the Act revises the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (the CBERA, also referred to as the Caribbean Basin Initiative, or “CBI,” statute codified at 19 U.S.C. The CBI is a duty preference program that applies to exports from those Caribbean Basin countries that have been designated by the President asFile Size: KB.

Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI)Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI), a twelve-year program that went into effect on 1 Januaryunder which designated Caribbean and Central American countries could ship a wide range of products duty-free to the United States.

First proposed by President Ronald Reagan in Februarythe program was not approved by Congress until July Report to Congress: Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act Reports on Sanitary and Phytosanitary and Technical Barriers to Trade Request for Comments Concerning an Environmental Review of the.

While the region’s economic recovery slowly improves, demand for U.S. foods remains as strong as ever.

With limited arable land, scant water resources in some islands, no economies of scale, and a small food-processing sector, the islands of the Caribbean must import the majority of their food needs.

The Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (the CBERA, also referred to as the Caribbean Basin Initiative, or CBI, statute, codified at 19 U.S.C. ) instituted a duty preference program that applies to exports of goods from those Caribbean Basin countries that have been designated by the President as program beneficiaries.

Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) The Caribbean Basin Initiative was an independent program in the United States of America that was initiated by The Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act of (CBERA). CBERA provides duty free entry of textile goods and certain non-textile goods into the United States from designated beneficiary countries.

struggled in the wake of the global economic recession in the late ’s which curtailed tourist activity, dried up worker remittances, reduced foreign direct investment to the region, and softened demand for Caribbean exports.

Beginning in the region began to show signs of modest economic recovery, which became more pronounced in File Size: KB. H.R. To extend certain provisions of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act until Septemand for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U. Section of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA or the Act), as amended (19 U.S.C. ), requires the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) to provide biennial reports in odd-numbered years to the Congress and the President on the economic.

H.R. (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 3, to Jan 3, Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.Get this from a library! Description of tax provisions of H.R. (The Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act): scheduled for a hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, on June 9, [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means.; United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Taxation.;].Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue. (Washington, DC) – The governments of the Caribbean states and the United States issued this joint statement on the Tenth Anniversary of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative.

Assistant Secretary Breier delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the Eighth Caribbean-U.S. Security Cooperation Dialogue.