Byrd Amendment Certification
DUE: July 30, 2013
are quick simple instructions for filing your 2013 Byrd Certification. At the
bottom of this page are links to more detailed "General
Instructions" and "Quick
Instructions" along with Certification
Byrd Certification Form 7401 (bottom
of this page)
- If you
filed in 2012, all information will be nearly identical from your 2012
certification form, except you must add in the individual amount paid for
the China Honey case from your 2012 Byrd check on page 3, column 3
"Total Amount of Prior Year's Distribution for this Case" and do
the math for column 4.
- As you
figure "Total Amounts of Prior Year's Distributions" be sure and
use the WHOLE amount paid in 2012 by Customs to Mike Coursey's escrow
account. Do not use the amount of the check you received from the escrow
account. Use the WHOLE amount paid to the Escrow Account. All of this
should be applied to the Honey China A-570-863 dumping case.
amounts on line 41 for the 2 Argentina orders will remain the same as 2012
since you received no payment for Argentina cases in 2012.
only need to file ONE form for each case, but be sure to list all three
cases on page 3.
- You do
NOT need a cover letter as done a number of years ago.
- Mail to
address on page 2 of Certification Form
7401. You might consider sending your certification via overnight courier
or registered mail to ensure that Customs receives it by July 30th. It
must be RECEIVED by Customs by July 30th, 2013 not just postmarked. If it
is not received by the deadline, you will not be eligible for disbursement.
- You may
also file online at Pay.Gov.The instructions and the link to the site are below.
certification of Byrd money through AHPA is only available to beekeepers who
have been continuous AHPA members from September 29, 2001 through 2013. If you
have not been an AHPA member all those years, you should not fill out this
certification form. Customs will not accept your certification form if you have
not been an AHPA member for the last 12 years or listed in the Federal Register
you need additional assistance or need the forms and instructions mailed to you
please call AHPA Executive Secretary, Cassie Cox 281-900-9740 or email email@example.com.
Example Form 7401 PDF
Byrd Certification Form 7401 - PDF
Byrd Certification Form 7401 - Microsoft Word
Quick Instructions - PDF
Quick Instructions - Microsoft Word General Instructions - PDF
General Instructions - Microsoft Word
Pay.Gov Instructions - PDF
Pay.Gov Instructions - Microsoft Word
Byrd Federal Register Notice PDF