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Rum ages in oak barrels at the Cruzan Rum distillery on St. Croix. The Virgin Islands will receive $260 million for the 2020 rum tax cover-over, according to the U.S. Interior Department.

The U.S. Interior Department has announced that it will sign over $258,375,000 to the Virgin Islands in rum tax cover-over payments for the estimated fiscal year 2020 rum tax collections.

In a statement, Interior Assistant Secretary Doug Domenech said he expects the funds to be available this week.