Understand the modern U.S. customs environment to remain in compliance with U.S. customs law.
Many businesses today import products into the United States, or manufacture products with major components originating from other countries. Todays trade environment raises particular questions for these businesses. How can businesses know whether existing operations remain in compliance with or violate U.S. customs law? What steps can businesses take to comply with traditional customs laws and regulations in light of recent tariffs on U.S. imports? To what extent do businesses need to change the way that they operate to continue to function in the current trade environment? This topic helps businesses and business personnel responsible for compliance and risk management first understand the modern U.S. customs environment and then provides practical guidance on how to plan their business practices in order to remain in compliance with U.S. customs law. This information also illustrates ways for preparing for a potential customs audit.
Substantial Government and Private Practice Customs, International Trade and Border Security Experience
Today's Discussion Will Focus on How Your Business Can 1) Navigate the Major Challenges of Today's Trade Environment, and 2) Mitigate Risks of Violating U.S. Customs Law Through Attention to Important Compliance Issues
Navigating the Major Challenges of Today's Trade Environment
Section 301Chinese Origin and Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
Anti-Dumping / Countervailing Duties and Related Challenges
Tariff Classification of U.S. Imports- Front and Center
Stepped up Enforcement Actions by CBP
Mitigating Risks of Violating U.S. Customs Law While Minimizing Duty Exposure
Meet Basic U.S. Customs Entry Rules-- With Consideration of Alternatives to Entry
Take Care When Determining the Origin of Imports
Pay Particular Attention to Issues of Valuation
Maintain Required Records Relating to U.S. Imports
Prepare for Potential CBP Audits
Additional Areas of Expertise Relating to Customs Practice at DLA Piper
This live webinar is designed for accountants, CFOs, controllers, tax managers, tax preparers, presidents, vice presidents, bookkeepers, purchasing professionals, enrolled agents, accounts payable professionals, importers, exporters and attorneys.