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Changes To User Fees for U.S. Customs

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U.S. Customs CSMS #18-000465: COBRA User Fee Changes Effective October 1, 2018 2018-08-27

Title: Information on COBRA User Fee Changes Effective October 1, 2018
Date: 8/1/2018 9:47:04 AM
To: Automated Broker Interface, ACE Portal Accounts, New ACE Programming, Trade Policy Updates

Pursuant to the General Notice (83 FRN 37509) published August 1, 2018, various changes to user
fees within the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985 will take effect on October 1, 2018. The FRN may be accessed at the following link.
 
The Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) ad valorem rate of 0.3464% will NOT change.  The MPF minimum and maximum for formal entries (class code 499) will change.  The minimum will change from $25.67 to $26.22 and the maximum will change from $497.99 to $508.70.
 
The Informal MPF (class code 311) will change to $2.10.
 
The dutiable mail fee (class code 496) will change to $5.77.
 
The surcharge for manual entry or release will change to $3.15.
 
Another CSMS will be sent when the changes are in the ACE Certification environment for trade testing. 
 
Read the full text of CSMS # 18- 000465 on the website of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
 

Source: CBP

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