Learn Key Elements of Auditing Your Customs Broker
Our Import Procedures and Documentation Course teaches key import compliance obligations. In this course, you’ll learn about the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. (HTSUS) product classification, valuation, country of origin designation and marking, duty payment, and record keeping. It is a day packed with information as well as solutions to trade compliance problems.
There are examples of documentation and procedures that are relevant and useful provided in the annually updated text. Learn how to decipher those cryptic forms required by the U.S. Government that your customs broker supplies to you. The knowledge you gain in this one-day course will be invaluable.
Don’t expect your customs brokers to teach you everything you need to know about importing and compliance. This Import Procedures and Documentation course will provide you with practical guidelines for managing your customs broker so your customs broker can become your trade compliance partner. Learn key elements of auditing documentation prepared by your customs broker. Remember, your customs broker’s errors could result in penalties for YOU, the importer.
What you will learn in Import Training
- Regulators and regulations affecting you as an importer
- Customs brokers roles and obligations: what should they be doing for you
- Country of Origin & Product Marking
- Overview of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. (HTSUS)
- Valuation of your goods according to the import regulations
- Duty Determination
- Customs Entry Process
- Record keeping Requirements
- Timely Import Security Filing (ISF)
Import Documentation Course Will Benefit
Importers’ Trade Compliance Directors, Specialists, Global Compliance, Purchasing, Logistics, Auditing, Freight, Finance, and Legal managers or representatives, Customs Brokers.
This import training class is excellent for beginners and also serves as a refresher for experienced professionals.
Customer Testimonials from Importing Procedures Course
NO SALES, NO GIMMICKS, JUST LEARNING!
* Small Class Size – Time for discussions / Q&A
* Live INTERACTIVE We encourage class participation! You may ask questions throughout the session.
* Book included in price – Great reference to keep at your desk!
* Earn continued education credits (approved for NCBFAA & NASBITE)
* Best in-class Instructors, with real-world experience, which means they can relate to your issues
Importing Procedures Course Agenda
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Central Time) – Webinar
Reference book U.S. Import Regulations, Procedures & Guidelines
- THE IMPORT REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
- Customs & Border Protection & other regulatory agencies
- The modernization act and reasonable care
- Determining Value
- Assists and Other Additions to Value
- International Freight and Other Deductions from Value
- Alternative Valuation Methods
- Related Party Transactions
- Currency Conversion
- First Sale for Export Principle
- The 4-Way Valuation Audit
- COUNTRY OF ORIGIN AND MARKING
- Country of Origin Regulations, Determination & Marking
- OVERVIEW OF THE HARMONIZED TARIFF SCHEDULE OF THE US
- Deciphering a Tariff Page
- DUTY DETERMINATION
- Free Trade Agreements and Duty Preference Programs
- Other Duties, Duty Exemptions and Fees
- Import and Entry Process Flow
- Preparing to Make Entry
- Consumption Entry — Detailed review of the entry form 3461 and the entry summary form 7501
- Post Entry Amendment
- Special Entry Types
- RECORD KEEPING
- Auditing & Maintaining Records The (a)(1)(A) List
- OTHER IMPORT CONSIDERATIONS
- Intellectual Property Rights
- Quota, Samples, Wood Packaging, Lacey Act
- Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act
- CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
- Penalty Process
- Monetary Penalties
- Seizure & Forfeiture
- Importer Audits
- CUSTOMS SECURITY
- ISF Importer Security Filing “10+2”
- Customs — Trade Partnership Against Terrorism “C-TPAT”
- Free & Secure Trade “FAST”