WITHDRAWAL OF LIQUORS FOR USE ON AIRCRAFT
Proprietors of industrial alcohol bonded
warehouses, internal revenue bonded
warehouses, bonded wine cellars,
breweries, export storage, and
Purpose. The purpose of this industry circular is to add the country of
Mexico to the list of foreign countries to which the reciprocal privileges
provided by section 309 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, may be extended.
Background. Under the provisions of section 309 of the Tariff Act of 1930,
as amended, the privilege of withdrawing liquors free of tax or with benefit of
drawback, for use as supplies (including equipment), maintenance, or repair, of
aircraft registered in a foreign country is extended in respect to aircraft
registered in a foreign country only if the Secretary of the Treasury shall have
been advised by the Secretary of Commerce that he has found that such foreign
country allows, or will allow, substantially reciprocal privileges in respect of
aircraft registered in the United States.
In addition to those countries listed in Industry Circular No. 56-6 of
January 27, 1956, the Acting Secretary of Commerce has found and has advised
the Secretary of the Treasury that the country of Mexico extends to aircraft
registered in the United States and engaged in foreign trade, privileges substantially reciprocal to those given aircraft registered in such foreign country
and engaged in foreign trade. The Acting Secretary of Commerce has further
advised that Mexico has accorded such reciprocal treatment to aircraft of
United States registry since June 5, 1957.
Complete List of Foreign Countries. The complete list of foreign countries
to which the privileges provided for by section 309 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as
amended, may be extended is as follows:
Inquiries. Inquiries in regard to this industry circular should refer to the
number thereof and be addressed to the office of your assistant regional
commissioner (alcohol and tobacco tax).
Dwight E. Avis
Director, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Division