Industry Event presented by the FTA: Customs Compliance for Import Personnel

19 Jul 2018 @ 9:00am PDT
20 Jul 2018 @ 4:00pm PDT

A 2-day Course intended for Import Compliance Professionals and Management with Import Compliance

This is a 2-day course intended to cover the subjects and information needed by importer employees responsible for Customs and import compliance. These include internal controls, customs broker selection and monitoring, bonds, powers of attorney, managing HTS classifications and assists, post entry claims and compliance issues. The class also covers participation in Customs initiatives, such as C-TPAT, Importer Self-Assessment, and ACE Portal. 

Topics to be Covered:

  • Establishing & utilizing internal controls
  • Customs broker selection, powers of attorney & broker monitoring
  • Types of entries, customs bonds, paying duty & handling liquidations
  • Determining and declaring a Customs value for a company’s transactions
  • Classifying imported articles, saving and utilizing classification information
  • Qualifying for the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Program and Importer Self-Assessment Program
  • Participating in Centers of Excellence & Expertise
  • Dealing with AntiDumping and Special Duties
  • Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and ACE Portal benefits
  • Qualifying (or not) for duty free exemptions and free trade agreements
  • Using TIBs, bonded warehouses, Foreign Trade Zones & drawback
  • Learning of and dealing with import restrictions and other agency requirements
  • Post entry actions – amendments, protests, claims, tenders and disclosures
  • Record keeping requirements and complying with the rules
  • Responding to Customs requests and actions
  • Dealing with liquidated damages & audits



Bruce Leeds, Attorney, Braumiller Law Group


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19 Jul 2018 @ 9:00am PDT
20 Jul 2018 @ 4:00pm PDT

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