Sec 301

  • ASSISTS AND SEC 301 DUTY

    QUESTION: I work for an importer who pays assists on their products annually as opposed to prorating it and including it in each import entry.  When the entry for the annual assist is filed, should Section 301 duties be part of the duty calculation? **************** Answers: Yes, you pay 301 duties on the value of […]

  • SEC 301 COURT CHALLENGE

    QUESTION: 301 list 3 and 4 Court Challenge Many importers joined the lawsuit challenging the legality of the tariffs for list 3 and list 4.  Some importers were skeptical and did not sign up.  We were told to be able to benefit from the full extent of the potential refund, the court filing had to […]

  • Answer to QUESTION ON SEC 301 AND FTZ SAVINGS

    QUESTION: Do FTZs offer any relief whatsoever from 301 duties? I keep finding this language, first published by CBP, and then reproduced by several law and consulting firms: Per the Federal Register Notice published by the USTR, any product covered by the Section 301 remedy … only may be admitted as “privileged foreign status” as […]

  • Answers to QUESTION ON SEC 301 AND FTZ SAVINGS

    QUESTION: Do FTZs offer any relief whatsoever from 301 duties? I keep finding this language, first published by CBP, and then reproduced by several law and consulting firms: Per the Federal Register Notice published by the USTR, any product covered by the Section 301 remedy … only may be admitted as “privileged foreign status” as […]

  • Answers to QUESTION ON ASSISTS AND SEC 301 DUTY

    QUESTION: I work for an importer who pays assists on their products annually as opposed to prorating it and including it in each import entry.  When the entry for the annual assist is filed, should Section 301 duties be part of the duty calculation? **************** Answers: Yes, you pay 301 duties on the value of […]

  • Answers to QUESTION ON SEC 301 COURT CHALLENGE

    QUESTION: 301 list 3 and 4 Court Challenge Many importers joined the lawsuit challenging the legality of the tariffs for list 3 and list 4.  Some importers were skeptical and did not sign up.  We were told to be able to benefit from the full extent of the potential refund, the court filing had to […]

  • Section 301 Duty Exclusion Refund

    QUESTION: I am just curious if anyone has received duty refund for Section 301 duty exclusion refund? I submitted our Exclusion every month since last May but have not heard anything. If you have received the refund, can you please kindly reply here or email me at ronnieyiwan@yahoo.com? Thank you very much ============ Answers: Yes.  […]

  • FTZ AND 301 DUTIES

    QUESTION: I am researching FTZ and whether under a FTZ would you required to pay the 301 tariffs if you bring in under an FTZ and ultimately export.  As I understand it, since under the section 301 orders zone admission must be as “privileged foreign status” , are section 301 and other duties only paid […]

  • 301 Duties – US Territories

    QUESTION: We have a product that we import into the United States (Minnesota to be exact), from China. The product is subject to 301 Duties (List 3). We intend to ship this product to Guam to an end user. Can we collect 301 duty drawback on this item? Could we collect, just our regular duties […]

  • CURRENT SEC 301 EXCLUSION LIST

    QUESTION: Does anyone have an updated section 301 exclusion list up to date? ************ Answers: There are no exclusions in place at this time, they ended on December 31 Add’l Answers:Please see https://www.federalregister.gov for the Dec. 29 Office of the US Trade Representative. There are four new exclusions, 9903.88.62. 9903.88.63, 9903.88.64, 9903.88.65 on select products from […]

  • PCS REFUNDS 301 DUTIES

    QUESTION: We have about 15 entries for which our broker filed timely PSC’s for over a year ago. Liquidation on these PSC’s shows over a year ago but we have never received the refunds.  Our broker has reached out to the ACH refund desk with inquires but has not received an answer. Is anyone else […]

  • SEC 301 EXPIRING EXCLUSIONS

    QUESTION: Many of the China tariff 301 exclusions expire on 12/31/20.  I have not heard anything from the USTR on applying for extensions on these exclusions. Does anyone know if there’s a plan to open the extension application again on the USTR website? ***************** Answers: No, it looks like they will expire, remember exclusions were […]