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Course Description

Too often importers expect their brokers to do all of the work when it comes to the importing process. Unfortunately the broker is NOT a tax advisor. Any errors they make could result in penalties for you, the importer. Learn the key compliance elements of importing, classification, valuation, country of origin duty payment and record keeping. Learn also how to decipher those cryptic forms your broker supplies to you.

Course Features

  • Teaching Time6.5 hours
  • Class SizeSmall
  • Material1 book
  • Certificate1
  • NCBFAA or CEU6.5 credits
If you already have a good understanding of Import Doc & Procedures, consider Importing 201 class.

What you will learn

  • Learn what your customs broker should be doing for you!
  • Six different ways to value your goods
  • Country of Origin & markings
  • Overview of Harmonized Tariff Scheduled of the U.S.
  • Duty Determination
  • Customs Entry Process
  • Record keeping
  • See Complete Course Agenda ...

Course will benefit

Importers, Purchasing, Logistics, Traffic, Customer Service, Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders. Anyone involved or with the responsibility for International Documentation, Compliance Rules and Regulations.

Class is excellent for beginners and also serves as a refresher for experienced professionals.

Course Agenda

Please note: This course is taught by an international trade professional that has real world experience. Instructor has been in your shoes and understands your issues/concerns.

Import Doc & Procedures

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  1. THE IMPORT REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
    1. Customs & Border Protection & other regulatory agencies.
    2. The modernization act and reasonable care.
  2. VALUATION
    1. Determining Value
    2. Assists and Other Additions to Value
    3. International Freight and Other Deductions from Value
    4. Alternative Valuation Methods
    5. Related Party Transactions
    6. Currency Conversion
    7. First Sale for Export Principle
    8. The 4-Way Valuation Audit
  3. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN AND MARKING
    1. Country of Origin Regulations, Determination & Marking
  4. CLASSIFICATION (INCLUDED IN BOOK BUT NOT COVERED IN CLASS)
    1. Overview of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S.
    2. The Classification Process
  5. DUTY DETERMINATION
    1. Free Trade Agreements and Duty Preference Programs
    2. Other Duties, Duty Exemptions and Fees
  6. ENTRY
    1. Import and Entry Process Flow
    2. Preparing to Make Entry
    3. Consumption Entry – Detailed review of the entry form 3461 and the entry summary form 7501
    4. Post Entry Amendment
    5. Special Entry Types
  7. RECORD KEEPING
    1. Auditing & Maintaining Records The (a)(1)(A) List
  8. OTHER IMPORT CONSIDERATIONS
    1. Intellectual Property Rights
    2. Quota, Samples, Wood Packaging, Lacey Act
    3. Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act
  9. CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
    1. Penalty Process
    2. Monetary Penalties
    3. Seizure & Forfeiture
    4. Importer Audits
  10. CUSTOMS SECURITY
    1. Importer Security Filing “10+2”
    2. Customs – Trade Partnership Against Terrorism “C-TPAT”
    3. Free & Secure Trade “FAST”
Some items on this agenda will only be mentioned or lightly reviewed due to time constraints. If you are in need of a longer discussion on a particular topic, please mention this to the instructor at the beginning of the class.

Reviews

"Excellent presenter; material was just what I needed. "

- Procurement Mgr - Webinar

"The most beneficial part of the seminar was the experience that John provided on this topic. His sense of humor allowed him to talk about this topic for 8 hours."

- Webinar

"John provided places to go on websites as references and he also gave good use of examples."

- Import Export Analyst

"I really liked key pointers for items to watch for and for other processes to put in place."

- Assoc. Global Trade Compliance Analyst

"Great instructor, very good presentation, good oral presentation skills, good voice. Soothing and authoritative."

- Business Owner

"Enjoyed the class, felt I gained a lot of information that will help me to organize my record keeping and self auditing our importation documentation which, I did not know."

- Import Webinar

Full-Day Webinar

Price: $595 per person
Save $50 Early Registration
Time: 8:30am - 4pm Central Time
Two 15min breaks (am/pm), 1hr lunch

Class Schedule

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Our webinars are live and interactive
We encourage class participation throughout the class, not just at the end
We try to make the class as much like an in-person seminar as possible
Each attendee will receive a copy of
U.S. Import Regulations Procedures & Guidelines
Author:
John D. Goodrich

Import Book Cover
Book included with registration!
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Webinar Requirements

Computer/Laptop
Internet Connection
Webcam
We can provide free of charge
Video feed is NOT shared
Phone
No Computer Headsets
*Register at least 1 month in advance for discountCertificate Issued Upon CompletionEarn 6.5 CCS NCBFAA CreditsEarn 6.5 NASBITE CEUs

Class Schedule

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