Post Entry Amendments

Post Entry Amendments

  • VALUATION PSC

    QUESTION: We understand that PSCs with a revenue adjustment of less than $ 20.00 are not required. We import under a preferential trade program and have discovered potential issues with our valuation. There will be zero duty impact with making value corrections so we are clearly under $ 20.00/entry. I would think to cover ourselves […]

  • SELF-FILING PSC IN ACE

    QUESTION: Our company is considering self-filing our post summary corrections (PSC). We would like to benchmark with the ICPA community to see what other companies are doing. 1. Is your company self-filing for PSC? 2. If yes to Q1, please answer the below: a.      What system(s) is/are used for self-filing? b.      How much time in […]

  • LOW VALUE POST SUMMARY CORRECTIONS

    QUESTION: We file Post Summary Corrections when we determine upon receipt that there were overages or shortages of product even if the difference in duties and fees is less than $20. Occasionally, these discrepancies are simply the wrong style number being provided. The HTS classification and quantity are the same, but the value may differ […]

  • NON-REVENUE CORRECTIONS

    QUESTION: For non-revenue corrections such relationship, Country or export or country of origin, in case of multiple entries, is PSC the only way to correct before liquidation date? Is there any other way of reporting non-revenue errors for multiple entries. Like quarterly reporting of errors to CBP and CBP making the changes. ************** Answers: The […]

  • 520d and PEA FOR SAME ENTRY

    QUESTION: Can you submit a 520d and a post entry amendment for an MA on the same entry?  I was told by my broker that when filing a PEA/520d I could only choose one or the other?  If that is the case does someone have a link to the publication or section of the regulations […]

  • PSC GUIDELINES

    QUESTION: My company is trying to find specific guidelines to tell us when to file a Post Summary Correction (PSC). Originally we were using the Federal Register Volume 65 No 229 for guidelines when filing for Post Entry Amendments. Is there a new source material that is the equivalent of this but for PSCs? ========== […]

  • CF-28 AND PEA

    Question: I received a CF-28 for an entry that we filed a PEA on due to broker error.   Should I bring this up in my response? ========== Answers: I would really like to know more about what transpired and when.  For instance, did the PEA trigger the CF-28?  Was the CF-28 sent before the […]

  • RECLAIMING FIRST SALE

    Question: Can the membership please advise if it is allowable to go back via PEA or some other means to claim first sale on product that has already cleared customs? We are in the process of having a third party complete the due diligence for first sale with one of our vendors. We anticipate having […]

  • POST SUMMARY CORRECTIONS

    Question: Our broker files all our entries in ACE. He indicated recently for filing Post Summary Corrections for unexpected shortages and overages that he will need a revised or corrected invoice from the manufacturer listing what we actually received. For those who file in ACE, is this standard? For previous post entry corrections, our broker […]

  • QUARTERLY PEAs

    Question: I’d appreciate the membership’s comments on the quarterly post entry adjustment reports and the age of files included, or any experience with CBP communication regarding older files included on the Quarterly PEA. If non-revenue or < $20 errors are found on entries from a couple of years ago due to personnel turnover, process reviews, […]

  • POST-IMPORT PREFERENCE CLAIMS

    Question: CBP issued guidance on August 11 that prohibits the use of a protest to recover duties based on a duty preference program, like GSP or an FTA, but the text of 19 USC 1514 doesn’t necessarily seem to support CBP’s authority to do this. Is CBP’s position legal, regardless of the two NAFTA-specific court […]