AES

Questions and answers about AES

  • INSTRUMENTS OF INTL TRAFFIC EXEMPT FROM AES

    OT Fact Sheet: Origin Certification Requirements QUESTION: Is an EEI / AES filing required for shipping metal steel skids back to the origin country. Or as “tools of International traffic” are they considered exempt even if the value exceeds $2500? HTS 7326.90; supposedly there is an exemption code per Census, but wanted to confirm:  FTR […]

  • AES FILED INCORRECTLY

    OT Fact Sheet: Origin Certification Requirements QUESTION: I am the USPPI and provided a SLI and commercial documents to a US Forwarder for filing AES. When I requested a copy of the EEI after sailing the Forwarder said it was filed as  *NO EEI REQUIRED SECT. 30.37(A) Sec. which is incorrect as value on SLI […]

  • AES Filing and ITN Numbers

    QUESTION: I have a couple of questions and am unable to determine definitive answers alone. Can you provide insight into the requirements for AES filing of a single HS code containing both Domestic and Foreign country of origin (manufactured) items, where the Domestic value is over $2500, but the Foreign value is less than $2500?  […]

  • AES filing options

    QUESTION: My company is reviewing our current practices for AES Export Declarations.  We are the Exporter and currently pay a provider to file on our behalf. Do any Exporter Members have any experience with developing software to file directly with the government within their own systems?    Or any information on the VAN electronic mailbox and how […]

  • AES EXEMPTION FROM FTZ

    QUESTION: We export in bond from our FTZ under the following exemption. I am being questioned if it is valid. Can someone please confirm. Thank you !! AES ITN : NOEEI 30.2(d)(1) Goods shipped under CBP bond through the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands from one foreign country or area to […]

  • CONSOLIDATED AES REPORTING

    QUESTION: We sell to a company that has both a US entity and a Chinese entity.  We receive P.O.s from both the Chinese and US entities. When we receive a PO from the Chinese entity, (and are paid from abroad)   we ship these goods to the Chinese company’s freight forwarder in the US, who exports […]

  • Incorrect AES Filing Exemption

    QUESTION: How can an incorrect AES filing exemption be corrected?  NO EEI 307.37(f) was used instead of NO EEI 30.37(a).  Is it necessary to correct this?  What are the penalties? ************** Answers: I’m assuming this is post-export.  Speak to the carrier and see if they can correct the AWB or OBL.  Some will / some […]

  • Updating AES submissions

    QUESTION: Has any member conducted any benchmarking on making updates to AES filings when you find that the quantity shipped is incorrect or that the price on the export invoice was incorrect.  Do you make updates when they are identified or not and do you submit any disclosures when you find there have quite a […]

  • Updating AES submissions

    QUESTION: Has any member conducted any bench-marking on making updates to AES filings when you find that the quantity shipped is incorrect or that the price on the export invoice was incorrect.  Do you make updates when they are identified or not and do you submit any disclosures when you find there have quite a […]

  • AES RULE OF ONE FILING PROCESS

    QUESTION: I am seeking some benchmarking information on how companies with multiple sites and or distribution centers meet the “Rule of One” requirement of the FTR for export clearance (EEI) filing. If you have multiple sites, shipping for the same USPPI tax id number, in different ERP systems, via an express carrier whereby shipments many […]

  • AUTOMATED AES FILING

    Question: When members self-file through their own proprietary AES filing solution 1) How do members audit their automated AES filings? 2) What percentage of AES filings do you audit? 3) And, which proof of EEI filing document do you keep for your records if your system doesn’t generate a AES filing receipt? We know hard […]

  • AES RECORDKEEPING

    QUESTION: I have multiple Forwarders’ with POA filing AES on my behalf. I am wondering if I can use my ACE account as the TAO/USPPI to log in under AES Direct and retrieve ALL my Forwarders past “Print Summary” filings (under the Shipment Management). This is in an effort to fulfill the requirement stated that: […]