Year: 2017

American Shipper In-Bond Article Features CustomsNow

The December issue of the American Shipper Magazine is out, and we are excited to note that it includes an article mentioning CustomsNow, and our import software solutions. The article, “Shifting Into Gear”, written by American Shipper’s Chris Grillis, talks about [...]

2018 Annual User Fee Due Jan 26 – Increased Fee Amount!

Customs Brokers:  Your annual user fee is due by January 26, 2018! CBP’s annual user fee is required by CBP for any broker, whether you are a partnership, individual, association or corporation. The fee is due is due at each Customs [...]

The Big News from CBP’s East Coast Trade Symposium was “No Big News”

  CBP held their East Coast Trade Symposium last week in Atlanta, GA, and CustomsNow’s VP of Client Services, Nic Adams, was there.  It was widely anticipated that CBP would make an announcement on how they intend to implement better [...]

CBP Priority Trade Issues: Textiles

U.S. Customs monitors high-risk areas that threaten U.S. Economy, safety and health concerns through their “Priority Trade Issues“ One such trade issue is that of “Textiles & Wearing Apparel”.   The textile sector is one of the largest manufacturing employers in [...]

ITC Rules on Chinese Subsidized Plywood on ADD/CVD

Tariffs Raised By 200 Percent On Some Imports After failing to get tariffs in place for Chinese plywood twice before, the newest ruling by the International Trade Commission (ITC) is that the domestic industry is materially injured, or threatened with material [...]

Court Rules on GSP-eligible Sets – Questions Remain

In their Inaugural Newsletter KMPG summarized The U.S. Court of International Trade’s (CIT) recent  decision in Meyer v. United States, ruling that importing retail “sets”, comprised of both GSP-eligible and non-eligible products classified under a single tariff provision, does not [...]

Looming Government Shut Down on December 8 is Uncertain

What is actually shut down during a government shut down? Congress is debating a government shut down on Dec 8, but there is talk of it being pushed back to December 22. While anything linked to national security will not [...]

CBP Hosting Triennial Status Report and Fee Electronic Submission Webinar

As a follow up to our earlier blog…..Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced earlier today the submission period for the 2018 Customs Broker Triennial Status Report and fee for all licensed customs brokers will open December 15, 2017. CBP is hosting a [...]


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