Fluid solutions that guarantee strong compliance. The chemical industry has a multitude of challenges to consider when it comes to international trade. We’ve got the experience to help.
A proactive, systematic approach to compliance is crucial to obtaining the benefits of both mitigating enforcement risk and achieving a high-efficiency compliance program. To fully maximize your compliance advantage, you must think holistically about which compliance enhancements will generate the most benefit for your company.
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19 U.S.C. 1514, Protest Against Decisions of Customs Service provides the legal vehicle for importers and interested parties to administratively contest CBP decisions related to imported merchandise. Our team experience runs deep in dealing with challenges from customs authorities. We have experience in writing, supporting, and submitting successful protests.
19 C.F.R. § 162.74 Prior Disclosure provides the legal basis for proactively addressing and resolving these errors, with the goal of eliminating fines and penalties as a result. We help recognize, plan, and resolve these errors through coordination with your teams and legal counsel, and liaising with the Customs Commissioner and the Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures Port Officers.
Reconciliation allows the importer, using reasonable care, to file entry summaries with CBP with the best available information, with the mutual understanding that certain elements, such as the declared value, remain unconfirmed. Generally there are two challenges: first is getting approved to enter the Reconciliation program, while the second is actually performing the Reconciliation process.
The Customs Valuation Agreement of the World Trade Organization (WTO) sets out a fair, uniform and neutral system for determining the value of imported goods on which customs officials levy duties. This system bars the use of arbitrary or fictitious customs values.
Determine if you’re eligible for a portion of the over $2 billion dollars per year of unclaimed refunds from U.S. Customs. If you qualify, we will set up your program and manage it.
We help define and customize audit processes carried out internally by your staff or administered directly by our trained auditors.