What are the new user fees as advised by US Customs?

Listen to this article: GLC INC. · What are the new user fees as advised by US Customs? Customs Question of the Month with our Licensed Customs Broker, Jessica Parks. What are the new user fees as advised by US Customs? US Customs has advised of the below increases in user fees, which will be effective October 1, 2022.  MPF Minimum:  $29.66 (previously $27.75) MPF Maximum:  … Read More

GLC Mexico is Now Open!

GLC Mexico is Now Open!

GLC Mexico is now open! GLC has recently established a new office in Guadalajara, Mexico. This is the first office in Mexico for GLC, however, this exciting step has expanded their global footprint to now three countries, including the United States and Colombia.  Guadalajara, the capital city of Jalisco, is one of Mexico’s largest metropolises, is a significant economic hub, and is considered one of … Read More

Is the Merchandising Processing Fee (MPF) Increasing this year?

Q: Is the Merchandising Processing Fee (MPF) Increasing in 2021? A: Yes, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP), posted notice of the below-noted increase(s) in user fees, which are effective October 1, 2021. CBP will increase Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) ‘User Fees’ by 11.009 per­cent to adjust for inflation in the fiscal year 2022. New Rates Include: MPF Minimum:  $27.75 (previously $27.23) MPF Maximum:  … Read More

Are 301 Tariffs Eligible for Duty Drawback?

Customs Question of the Month

CUSTOMS QUESTION OF THE MONTH with Licensed Customs Broker, Jessica Parks Nov. 2020 Q: Are 301 tariffs eligible for duty drawback? A: Yes, However Duty drawbacks, or refunds, of these duties can only occur under specific circumstances. Your goods are eligible for duty drawback if, after being imported into the U.S., they are subsequently exported without ever entering U.S. commerce, OR they are legally destroyed … Read More