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Drawback

By train@starusa.org | June 15, 2022

Opportunities, Requirements & Insights The new duty-drawback law is the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA), which was enacted on February 24, 2016.…

Landed Costs

By train@starusa.org | May 11, 2022

Why they matter and how to calculate them.  There’s more to transportation costs than the shipping price – taxes, customs, insurance and other fees play…

ECCN and Licensing

By train@starusa.org | April 19, 2022

Legally exporting your goods and services ECCNs are five character alpha-numeric designations used on the Commerce Control List (CCL) to identify dual-use items for export…

Routed VS. Non-Routed Transactions

By Nic Arters | March 8, 2022

Know Your Role A routed export transaction (RET) occurs when the foreign buyer of the goods contracts with a freight forwarder or other agent to…

AD/CVD Overview

By Nic Arters | February 16, 2022

Coping with CBP’s laser focus Antidumping and Countervailing duties are additional fees that the United States uses to discourage demand for products deemed to be…

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Export Licenses and Exceptions

By Nic Arters | February 18, 2021

A small percentage of exports and reexports require an export license, and it’s up to YOU – the exporter – to determine if it’s necessary. If you have questions like these, join us for this free educational webinar where we…

Duty Preference Programs

By Nic Arters | February 18, 2021

The Competitive Advantage In Keeping More Money In Your Pocket Duty preference programs are designed to help you reduce duties and encourage international trade. Join us for this free educational webinar to learn about the rapidly changing free trade landscape,…

Can you trust Customs Compliance Software?

By Nic Arters | February 18, 2021

Automated trade compliance software promises to save you time, money, stress, and ensure every shipment meets international trade regulations.  Are these products as good as they claim? In this webinar we explore the capabilities and limitations of relying on these…

Routed Transactions & EEI Filing

By Nic Arters | February 18, 2021

Electronic Export Information (EEI) Compliance is an integral piece of a successful export transaction. CBP uses this data to ensure exports do not end up in the hands of restricted parties who pose a threat to the national security of…

Import & Export Disclosures in International Trade

By Nic Arters | February 16, 2021

Disclosing your mistakes on Imports & Exports Errors made while transporting goods to and from the United States may give rise to substantial monetary penalties under Customs laws. These penalties, however, may be avoided or reduced by filing the proper…

HTSUS Classification

By Melissa Merkle | November 16, 2020

Your Guide to Classify Goods for Customs The Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) is the primary resource for determining tariff classifications for goods imported into the United States.  Classifying your goods can be tricky because parts and…

INCOTERMS® 2020

By starcms | June 16, 2020

Maximize Your Market Advantage with the New INCOTERMS® Rules This webinar provides insight on using the Incoterms® rules in your International Supply Chain. Topics Include Applications and limitations of the Incoterms® rules Advantages for purchasing & procurement Advantages for sales…

NAFTA vs. USMCA

By Nic Arters | April 18, 2020

Prepare Your Organization By Getting Answers To Some Of The Important Questions: What are the key differences between NAFTA and USMCA? When does the USMCA agreement take effect? How long is my current NAFTA Certificate valid? What should I be…