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90-Day Reprieve on US Import Duty for Qualified Importers

Sunday, April 19: The Trump administration and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a 90-day extension on the payment of certain estimated duties, taxes and fees to help those importers that have suffered significant financial hardship in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. The 90-day exemption applies to formal entries of merchandise entered, or withdrawn […]

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Settling into TFTEA drawback

In a recent article for American Shipper, Michael Cerny, chief legal officer for Charter Brokerage, explains how filing for a duty refund with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has become more efficient as filers become more familiar with the types of duty drawback and the new requirements for filing claims electronically. “We are seeing […]

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ACE Drawback and the Harbor Maintenance Tax

Despite unease over Trump’s section 301 tariff disputes between the United States and China, Charter Brokerage is still successfully finding drawback refunds for their clients. Though some companies are hesitant to invest in an overall environment of uncertainty, Charter is ever aware of changing trade policies and still taking advantage of drawback opportunities. The Quarterly […]

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Chinese Tariff Update

With the U.S. China Trade War escalating, increased tariffs on imports and exports are affecting much more than just petroleum and steel. After determining that China was not fulfilling their end of the initial Section 301 agreement and using unfair trade practices, President Trump has increased tariffs for List III Chinese products from 10% to […]

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