Retroactive U.S. GSP Refund Claim Deadline is September 19, 2018

On Friday, March 23, 2018, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018,” was signed into law which reauthorized the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption, from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020. The new law, effective April 22, 2018, provided for the retroactive refund of all duties,…

Hausse des frais de traitement des marchandises (FTM) des douanes des É.-U. dès le 1er oct. 2018

Customs & Border Protection (CBP) a annoncé que des changements seraient apportés aux montants minimaux et maximaux des frais de traitement des marchandises (FTM) qui sont évalués au moment de l’entrée de produits aux États-Unis. Les FTM sont des frais d’utilisation évalués et recueillis par CBP sur les transactions d’importation applicables. Les FTM continueront d’être…

U.S. Customs Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) Increasing October 1, 2018

Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has announced an upcoming change to the minimum and maximum amounts in cases where Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) is assessed on goods entering the United States. MPF is a user fee assessed and collected by CBP on applicable import transactions. MPF will continue to be assessed at a rate of…

User Fee Increase in 2018 – Merchandise Processing Fee affected

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will increase user fees effective January 1, 2018. Certain user fees and limitations established by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) will be increased by 2.6777 percent which includes Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) and truck user fees. The minimum merchandise processing fee (MPF) for formal entries will increase…