Drawback

Questions and answers about  Drawback

  • DRAWBACK SCENARIO

    QUESTION: Can a drawback be filed for products imported into the US and then sold to a foreign customer? ========== Yes, as long as it is exported with the 3 year time limit. ========== Yes.  As long as the product is exported within the time limit of 3 years from date of import. ========== Yes… […]

  • COURIER SHIPMENTS DUTY DRAWBACK

    QUESTION: We are running an extensive duty drawback program and have not been claiming drawback on small packages shipped via express couriers.  In these cases, we only usually receive a tracking label from the carrier. What is needed for proof of export to claim drawback on these types of small package shipments? ****************** Answers: In […]

  • DUTY RECOVERY UNUSABLE PRODUCT

    QUESTION: My company imported skim milk from Denmark intended for production.  We realized that we did not have the right certificate, so cannot use the product here in U.S.  Our office in Germany will use the skim milk and we will be exporting it shortly. The question is – can my company get duty paid on […]

  • SELF FILING DRAWBACK

    QUESTION: Does anyone in the membership self-file drawback for unused merchandise?  What are the pros and cons of self-filing?  What are the suggested steps if we were to move forward in filing our own duty drawback for unused merchandise? ************** Add’l Answer: First of all I file manually, not using any of the software products […]

  • DRAWBACK FOR KORUS EXPORTS

    QUESTION: I am working on a new duty drawback program (yes, I know), and some of my exports go to Korea under the KORUS FTA. My question is whether or not I can claim duty drawback for goods shipped to Korea under the agreement. ===================== ANSWER: If you are doing a drawback on the US duty […]

  • DRAWBACK SCENARIO

    Question:   Looking at doing some drawback. Problem –part was imported as  a different HTS # than what the export EEI was filed. (last 4 are different) Should I go forward with the drawback claim? Will CBP want to look at the export docs, or will the ITN # suffice? I have the MX import […]

  • DRAWBACK IN GERMANY

    Question: Is anyone aware of a Duty Drawback program in Germany? ************** Answers: The EU countries do not have a drawback program but they do have inward and outward processing procedures where you can defer duty payments on goods that are destined to be re-exported. The goods must be identified at time of entry into […]

  • DUTY DRAWBACK IPR PROGRAM

    Question: I have analyzed the raw materials purchased outside of the EU which are further used in the production of the finished products that are subsequently sold to the non-EU clients.  As a result I selected one raw material which accounts for the highest re-export volume (part of the finished product) to the non-EU clients.  […]

  • MX – BRAZIL TRADE AND DRAWBACK

    Question:   Situation: I work for a US company with a subsidiary in Mexico (via a Maquiladora). Our Mexico subsidiary is an electronics contract manufacturer. The Mexico subsidiary is considering shipping (automotive design-specific) sub-assemblies to Brazil where the sub assemblies would be integrated into automotive assemblies.   To qualify for the ALADI program – free […]

  • FTZ DRAWBACK

    Question: I am looking for some input from members who operate a Foreign Trade Zone and apply for duty drawback on shipments that leave the zone. I am wondering how you go about recovering HMF ************* Answers: Per CFR 191.3 Harbor Maintenance Fees are not eligible for drawback.

  • DUTY DRAWBACK FILING

    Question: Do any members currently file drawback claims directly with one of the four CBP Drawback Center locations ?  If you do handle your drawback program in this method, do you complete the drawback paperwork (CF-7551 and all supporting documentation) and provide it to your customs broker to file, or do you file all of […]

  • DUTY DRAWBACK ALTERNATIVE

    Question: Does anyone can share procedure regarding export from FTZ to Canada / Caribbean without paying duty? The former department head opted to continue filing drawback even when our site became a Foreign Trade Zone. The management now had asked me to  implement a process in order that our company no longer uses duty drawback. […]