Post Entry Amendments

Post Entry Amendments

  • Post Summary Correction

    Question: Hello, We have several entries that met the 301 Exclusion but were not filed as such. Would it be advisable to use a different broker for this project? It is part of our 2023 plan to switch brokers anyways. Answer 1: Or consider self-filing your PSCs, since the PSC does not need to be […]

  • Post Summary Correction Needed Paperwork

    Question: Hello; I was wondering what paperwork is needed if a PSC is filed for an overage.  Do I need to go back and ask Supplier for an invoice for the additional material?  Can I just submit the correction based on the receipts quantity or manually notate the original invoice?  Are there best practices to […]

  • Post entry corrections

    Question: I’m wondering how the membership handles post-entry corrections due to overages.  We have a lot of consolidated containers, with lots of parts in small quantities.  It’s not unusual to get overages reported upon arrival.  Parts or quantities not on the invoice. Years back, we could file quarterly PEAs and be done with it, now […]

  • Post Summary Correction

    Question: We are a licensed Customs Broker. We use Descartes Editrade software to communicate with USCustoms for IT movement-ISF and customs clearance. We have filed few PSC to date. We have a new client/ior (valid poa etc…) and have cleared and paid duty for 2 shipments using the hts per the client/ior. They provided old […]

  • Self-file a PSC

    QUESTION: Is it possible for an importer of record to self-file a PSC for their entry? As additional detail, it is regarding an entry that was initially submitted by the Customs broker on behalf of the importer of record. The importer of record would like to submit a PSC themselves, rather than have a broker […]

  • Filing PSCs at CEE vs. ports

    QUESTION: I’m interested in the membership’s recent experience if you have filed PSCs through the CEE vs past experience at ports.  We have several PSCs to file across multiple ports and are considering the risk/reward of consolidating them at the CEE vs. not.  ========== Answers: A Post Summary Correction (PSC) is an entry.  It is […]


    QUESTION: A colleague of mine asked me for my opinion in a compliance scenario of whether there is more risk is completing a post summary correction over submitting a voluntary disclosure. Their facts as provided to me: a handful of entries from a couple of months ago were discovered to have the incorrect classification.  While […]


    QUESTION: We import goods destined to other parties but do not show the ultimate consignee on the BOL to reduce the amount of information available about our clients. The Customs broker used the State of the Consignee on the BOL in block 25 of the 7501 rather than the one on our delivery order where […]


    QUESTION: If an error is found on an entry after liquidation is a protest a viable means to make the correction if it means that the additional monies will be owed to Customs? I have been told by a colleague that one should only file a Protest if a refund would be granted upon acceptance. […]


    QUESTION: How will a Foreign Importer of record in the U.S.  receive a refund following a Post Summary Correction to claim an exclusion? ========== Answers: Typically the refund is sent to the broker who filed the PSC for you, but the check will be in the name of the IOR. You would need to collaborate […]


    QUESTION: We have filed several section 301 duty refund requests (via PSC) for entries with product that have product that are covered by granted exclusions. Several of the PSC’s were marked for accelerated disposition.  We had previously requested liquidation extension to avoid missing an opportunity for a refund if an exclusion was granted.  We are […]

  • PSC/Protest correction

    QUESTION: Do you know if a broker that is filing a PSC/protest can correct an entry from another broker in ACE without completely reconstructing the entry in their own system in order to make changes? ========== Answers: A PSC is essentially a new entry summary and will not be processed until it is fully paid.. […]