U.S. Customs Adjusting Certain User Fees Effective October 1, 2020

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (U.S. CBP) has announced adjustments to many user fees beginning October 1, 2020 covering its 2021 fiscal year. Such fees are reviewed annually as required by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), in accordance with the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act). The table below outlines some common…

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…