USVI offers rum rebate deal to Cruzan rum owners

Marino, John
October 2009
Caribbean Business;10/22/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 42, p6
The article reports on the deal between Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands on the federal rum tax rebate proceeds to be utilized to finance the 105 million dollar improvement project of the Cruzan rum facilities in St. Croix, Virgin Islands. It notes the legislation filed by Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi in September 2009, establishing a special rule to stop the neighboring territory from using the rum-rebate tax money.


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