Category: Post-Entry

Hot off the press! July 8, 2017 ACE Deployment Postponed

Hold that thought…. CBP has just announced that the July 8th scheduled deployment for Entry Summary functionality to ACE has been postponed.  Though just announced under a month ago, CBP has determined that a few more things need to be [...]

ACE Post Release Deployment – Hot off the press and one month to prepare!

On June 8, 2017, CBP issued CSMS# 17-000334 – ACE Post Release Deployment, and published a Federal Register notice announcing the implementation of a series of new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) capabilities effective July 8, 2017.  These capabilities include Collections [...]

Pay duties while protest is pending? Importers may not have a choice

Eye-opening piece by Susan Kohn Ross, Esq. of  Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP: Due Your Duty With the ever-increasing scrutiny being brought to compliance and the payment of duties on imported goods by Customs and Border Protection (CBP), it is [...]

Get the latest scoop on CBP’s Simplified Processes Initiative

On March 24, the NCBFAA sponsored a webinar on the Simplified Processes Initiative, presented by Randy Mitchell, Director, Commercial Operations and Entry Division, US Customs Office of Trade Policy & Programs.  Here’s a summary: In 2011, CBP launched the Simplified Processes [...]

CBP offering free Simplified Processes Initiative webinar

The Simplified Processes Initiative (SPI) is an effort to develop a transformation strategy to optimize the process of importing goods through collaboration with the trade and CBP. Click here to view a summary of the information that presenter Randy Mitchell, Director, Commercial [...]

New guidance on post-importation claims for preferential tariff treatment

On February 28, 2017, US Customs issued CSMS# 17-000110 – Post-Importation Claims for Preferential Tariff Treatment.  The message announces a change in policy as a result of a recent Court of International Trade decision. Specifically, the court determined that CBP [...]

ACE implementation winding down

After several tumultuous years there is finally a light at the end of the ACE tunnel.  The next significant release falls into the “Post Release” bucket and covers drawback, liquidations, duty deferral, reconciliation, eBond, as well as a few more [...]

Everything you need to know about PMS in ACE

From US Customs’ January 2017 ACE Monthly Trade Update: Below are the preliminary (11th workday) and final (15th workday) dates for Periodic Monthly Statement (PMS). The latest date in which the “Preliminary” PMS can be requested to generate is the 11th [...]

Breaking news! CBP postpones deployment of Jan 14 ACE post-entry functionality

  From CSMS #17-000009:   Notice Regarding ACE – Postponement of the January 14 deployment This notice is with regard to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). The January 14, 2017, deployment of post release capabilities [...]

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