It is important to update the address on your Customs Bond when your business changes addresses.

Address Changes on a Customs Bond

It is important to update the address on your Customs Bond when your business changes addresses. In order to retain accurate information, Customs and Border Protection has created a variety of policies. One of their more costly policies is their bad address policy. This policy requires you to inform Customs if your company’s address has…

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Why has your Customs Bond been deemed insufficient? There are 9 possible reasons and we have the answers...

9 Reasons Customs May Deem Your Bond Insufficient

Why has your Customs Bond been deemed insufficient? There are 9 possible reasons and we have the answers… When importing into the United States a U.S. Customs Bond is needed to enter your goods with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. However, if you do not follow Customs protocols, they can take action against an importer…

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ACE will reduce the amount of paperwork needed to import into the United States. Compliance is important when importing into the united states

Informed vs. Enforced Compliance

ACE will reduce the amount of paperwork needed to import into the United States. The new automated commercial environment (ACE) system for processing documentation will allow CBP to more accurately monitor imports and help identify mistakes and inconsistencies among imports. What is ACE? The Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) is the updated system that CBP now…

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An airport security bond acts similar to a US customs bond, it is needed to operate inside of an airport behind secure lines

Airport Security Bonds

An Airport Security Bond acts similar to a US Customs Bond, it is needed to operate inside of an airport behind secure lines. Operating a business working inside an airport is no easy task. On top of increased costs and protocols, an airport security bond and a Customs access seal are both a necessary part…

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CF-29 is no warning, it is a Notice of Action. Customs believes that you payed a different amount in duties than what is owed

Intro to Importing: Understanding a CF-29

A Notice of Action is an alert that you paid the incorrect amount of duties and fees when entering your goods into the United States. After an importer receives a Customs Form 28 (CF-28), Customs and Border Protection will send a follow-up document known as a Customs Form 29. A CF-29 is no warning, it…

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After you have imported goods into the United States, there is a chance that you may receive a Customs Form 28 concerning the entry you made

Intro to Importing: Understanding a CF-28

A CF-28 is the first step towards a claim from Customs. After you have imported goods into the United States, there is a chance that you may receive a Customs Form 28 (CF-28) concerning the entry you made. If you receive a CF-28 from Customs and Border Protection, don’t panic, but do take it seriously….

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