Chapter 01 - General Provisions

Chapter 01 - General Provisions

11.0101 Authority to impose special taxes.

(a) In addition to the taxes imposed by this title, the Governor may at any time, either upon the request of the chief of any district, county, or village, or upon his own initiative, authorize and direct the chief of the district, county, or village to levy a special tax for a special purpose.

(b) The Governor may impose such restrictions on the methods for levying the tax and the purposes for which the money may be expended, as he deems appropriate.

(c) Payment of any special tax may be enforced in accordance with the provisions of chapter 04 of this title, relating to income taxes.

11.0102 Setoff against money owed government.

The Treasurer of American Samoa may deduct from any amount, which the government owes to any person the amount of any tax, license fee or other sum, which such person owes to the government.

11.0103 Showing of payment of taxes prior to leaving American Samoa.

Before leaving American Samoa, any person may be required to show that all taxes due or accrued to American Samoa have been paid or guaranteed.