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HMTHexamethylenetetramine (heterocyclic organic compound)
HMTHemet (Amtrak station code; Hemet, CA)
HMTHuman Metabolome Technologies (Japan)
HMTHead Motion Tracking
HMTHeavy Metal Thunder
HMTHarbor Maintenance Tax
HMTHer Majesty's Treasury (UK)
HMTHealth Management Team (various locations)
HMTHealth Management Technology (magazine)
HMTHazardous Materials Table (49 CFR 172.101)
HMTHold Me Tight (Beatles song)
HMTMarine Helicopter Training Squadron (US Marine Corps)
HMTHospital Management Trust (est. 1985; UK)
HMTHigher Mother Tongue
HMTHeavy Metal Telecaster (guitars)
HMTHindustan Machine Tools Ltd.
HMTHigh Mobility Trailer (US Army)
HMTHauteur Manométrique Totale
HMTHong Kong, Macau, Taiwan
HMTHotel Metropolitan Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)
HMTHired Military Transport (UK)
HMTHis Majesty's Transport
HMTHome Made Turbo (turbos made from fabricated and junkyard parts)
HMTHit-Miss Transform
HMTHazard Mitigation Team
HMTHospitality Management and Tourism (education program; various locations)
HMTHatfield and McCoy Trails (West Virginia)
HMTHelicopter Marine Training
HMTHand-held Maintenance Terminal
HMTHandset Modular Cord
HMTHeavy Mounted Trooper (gaming, Star Wars)
HMTHand-held Multi-media Terminal
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"For too long, our ports have been put at a disadvantage--contributing much more than their fair share to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and facing the loss of cargo to foreign ports because of the Harbor Maintenance Tax. By increasing funding to these ports including for rebates to shippers, the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Reform Act will help level the playing field supporting jobs and communities in Washington."
The revenue source for this trust fund is the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT), an ad valorem tax placed on the value of cargo.
Although this issue was presented to the committee in the context of the Harbor Maintenance Tax, and the need for a funding alternative, the committee focused on the land-side issues ports present to the municipalities in which they are located.
To the United States Shoe Corporation, a company that exports shoes and other products, the harbor maintenance tax violates the export clause and is thus unconstitutional.
Shoe, described above, as it exists today, the Harbor Maintenance Tax applies to imported products and products transported domestically, but it does not apply to exported products.
Since the Harbor Maintenance Tax's inception in 1986, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has advocated for full use of its collections for their intended purpose of dredging America's deep-draft navigation channels to their authorized and required depths and widths.
The harbor maintenance tax is a federal tax imposed on shippers based on the value of the goods being shipped through ports.
This harbor maintenance tax (HMT) rate was originally set at 0.04% of the value of the cargo or passenger transportation charges.
"The House bill continues the trend of streamlining maritime infrastructure improvements by expediting evaluations, enabling timely decisions and providing greater funding flexibilities." Recently, AAPA's U.S.-member port authorities reached a long-term industry agreement on the future spending of federal harbor maintenance taxes, which are levied on the value of seaborne imports into the U.S.
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