AMA Fees and Charges
Effective Date: October 1, 2018
Regular Hours: 07:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Regular Hourly Rates: Sampler/Weigher/Technician - $23.00 per hour
Travel Time Rates: All travel time will be assessed at applicable hourly rate.
Overtime Hourly Rate: One and one‑half-times the regular hourly rate for time exceeding the regular hours and Saturday, assessed in quarter hour increments.
Sunday and Holiday Rate: Double the regular hourly rate in addition to unit fees, in quarter‑hour increments.
Holidays include: New Year's Eve and Day; President’s Day, Good Friday; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; and Christmas Eve and Day. If a holiday falls on a Saturday, EIGIS will observe it on Friday. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, EIGIS will observe it on Monday.
Mileage: The IRS standard mileage rate will be assessed per mile actual miles travel. Any change to the mileage rate is effective when the IRS changes their standard mileage rate. Mileage and travel time will be prorated where possible. Actual mile traveled exceeding a 5 mile radius of inspection laboratory, prorated whenever possible.
Minimum Fee: A four‑hour minimum at the applicable hourly rate will be assessed for service requests cancelled after personnel have departed office.
In addition to the following unit fees, sampler, travel, and or standby time will be assessed in quarter-hour increments, and mileage will be assessed for all services. Travel time will be assessed portal to portal. Samplers’ time will be assessed when requested to remain on site
|Phytosanitary Inspection (Per Container)||$18.00|
Bag/bin sampling/inspection at warehouse (Per Lot)
Weighing (Per Container)
Mycotoxin Testing (Per Test)
Sampling only, per lot/carrier
Corrected certificates of applicant error