Customs Broker Audit insight

From 31 broker penalty cases

Clustered results

incidents of accounting and financial deficiencies (more than one type) 39+

not properly maintaining employee list     17+

powers of attorney 14+

responsible supervision and control 8+

failed recordkeeping general 6+

lots of other issues not listed at this time = Above indicates where brokers should focus attention and of course follow Customs Regulations especially Part 111

 

need manual, focus on training and internal reviews – exercise responsible supervision

import export compliance hts classification

CLASSIFICATION Best way is to have the HTS Index. Search with term and see if it is listed. Refer to the referenced HTS number(s). Apply the GRIs. GRI 1 will be applicable most of instances…but follow the other GRIs as applicable.

Retired FNIS Maready instructed on classification in Southeast U.s. Retired FNIS Key also taught. We are not the best but in that class. We can make you better and cut through the clutter.

 

Clement Key CHB License, Gerald Maready CHB License – both retired FNIS

704 664 2932 call we’ll help you to be better

http://exportimportcompliance.com/index.php

Export Seminar Compliance Training

We can coach you in this field. Our experience and tools afford you opportunity to excel. Support tools and experience is available to make you more than successful. You can improve skills in CLASSIFICATION and VALUATION ECCN . Master EAR Regulations,  and establish/improve Export Compliance Manual. We can help in training and establishing internal training as well as internal audit.

All subject matter is supported by references including Customs Broker Exams which support classification and valuation..

We can meet with you to discuss and demonstrate at your facility and support by distance through gotomeeting computer dialog. Not only coach but mentor as well.

704 664 1932 Clement Key (2 retired Customs Field National Import Specialists available)

EXPORT COMPLIANCE POINTS

  1. Dedicated group or leader with knowledge. This will help define corporate compliance, provide oversight to operations related to compliance, and provide coordination with different departments—including warehousing, purchasing, and logistics—involved in compliance.
  2. Executive involvement. Recommended BIS ( & CBP) compliance recommends executive involvement to make compliance work.
  3. Written Manual. Again a BIS (CBP) recommended point.
  4. Internal control reviews. BIS point in recommended compliance program. Without reviews it is hard to detect where to make improvements/adjustments/accountability.
  5. Training programs. BIS point. Having ongoing training indicates seriousness of compliance.BIS compliance
  6. Convey compliance requirements to/for suppliers. Communication with suppliers can reduce risks and increase compliance.
  7. Record-keeping program. BIS point. Mandatory by CBP. Necessary for internal audit and regulatory audit.
  8. C-TPAT-CBP. Involvement with the program and maintaining information lines with agencies assist in compliance.
  9. Risk Assessment. BIS point – Evaluate vulnerabilities and provide resources to address.

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