Sec. 11.25. MARINE CARGO CONTAINERS USED EXCLUSIVELY IN INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE. (a) A person is entitled to an exemption from taxation of a marine cargo container and the equipment related to the container that the person owns if:
(1) the person is:
(A) a citizen of a foreign country; or
(B) an entity organized under the laws of a foreign country; and
(2) the container is:
(A) based, registered, and subject to taxation in a foreign country; and
(B) used exclusively in international commerce.
(b) In this section, "marine cargo container":
(1) means a container that may be:
(A) used to transport goods by ship;
(B) readily handled;
(C) transferred from one mode of transport to another without reloading; and
(D) used repeatedly; and
(2) includes a container that is fully or partially enclosed so as to serve as a compartment for goods, has an open top suitable for loading goods into the container, or consists of a flat rack suitable for securing goods onto the container.
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