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Effective October 1, 2019: Merchandise Processing Fees (MPF) and Other User Fees Adjusted under COBRA

CSMS #39291492 – Information on COBRA User Fee Changes Effective October 1, 2019 Pursuant to the General Notice (84 FRN 37902) published August 2, 2019, various changes to user fees within the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985

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CBP and Partner Government Agency Reminders

To our valued clients: Thank you for your trust and loyalty to us! Never before, in the history of the US Importing & Exporting Industry, has there been such an excessive amount of new rules, mandatory requirements and regulations; Under

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FDA Deadline Approaches

Food Facility Registration and Re-registration Deadline January 31, 2013 is the deadline for all food facilities – foreign and domestic – that manufacture, pack or store food, alcoholic beverages, food ingredients, pet foods or dietary supplements to renew their food

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Retroactive Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) Increase

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin billing for the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) increase that was retroactively effective on October 1, 2011.  Customs did not begin accepting the new MPF rate until November 5 and will begin the retroactive billing process

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