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Download Importing 201 Course Agenda ⬇️

Global Training CenterIMPORTING 201

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Seminar

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Central Time) – Webinar
Reference book included: U.S. Import Audit Preparation


I. U.S. CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE

  • Regulatory Environment
  • Reasonable Care
  • Key Compliance Issues
  • Common Importer Errors

 

II. CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT

  • Penalty Process
  • Specific Elements Comprising the Monetary Penalties
  • Audit Types and Triggers

 

III. THE FOCUSED ASSESSMENT PROCESS

  • FA Process Overview
  • Pre-Assessment Survey Process & Questionnaire
  • Instructions for Focused Assessment Process
  • Electronic Data Processing Questionnaire
  • Technical Information for Pre-Assessment Survey (TIPS)
  • Assessment Compliance Test (ACT)
  • Risk Opinion Under Focus Assessment
  • Compliance Improvement Plan (CIP)
  • Focus Assessment Follow-Up Audit

 

IV. SPECIAL ISSUES WITHIN AN AUDIT

  • Systemic Errors
  • Timely Completion and Resolution of Issues
  • Gray areas of HTS Classification
  • Delay Requests to Apply for CTPAT
  • Errors Disclosed and Prior Disclosures During an Audit
  • Treatment of Ultimate Consignee Transactions
  • Importer Quantification
  • Prior Disclosure, Sampling, and Offset Practices Codified
  • Conflict Resolution During and Audit

 

V. INTERNAL CONTROL

  • Internal Control Summary by Component
  • Evaluating The Control Environment, The Risk Assessment Process, Monitoring Activities
  • Evaluating Information and Communications Process, The Control Activities
  • Guidance for the Internal Control Interviewing Process
  • COSO Internal Control-Integrated Framework
  • Compliance Techniques

 

VI. RECORD KEEPING COMPLIANCE

  • Requirements, Production, Inspection & Examination
  • List of Records Required, to be Maintained and Produced Pursuant 19 U.S.C. § 1509 (a)(1)(A)

 

VII. CTPAT TRADE COMPLIANCE PROGRAM

 

VIII. STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES