Odutayo and Associates

We handle all

Import Control Matters

  • Customs and import trade regulations and issues
  • Section 232 steel and aluminum exclusion requests
  • Section 301 China tariff exclusion requests/mitigation/reduction
  • Anti-dumping/countervailing duty (investigation petitions, scope rulings, changed circumstances reviews, new shipper reviews)
  • Detentions/holds, seizures, and seizure options (petition for remission of forfeiture, offer in compromise, abandon, court action)
  • Prior disclosure, penalties, fines, liquidated damages mitigation/reduction
  • Legal opinions and guidance
  • Rulings (HTS classification, country of origin, valuation, marking)
  • Agency enforcement actions, CF 28/29 responses, investigations, focused assessments and other regulatory audits
  • Importer Self-Assessment (ISA) program guidance and compliance
  • Importer compliance practices (informed compliance, reasonable care, internal reviews, manuals, procedures, training, recordkeeping)
  • Customs operational procedures (INCOTERMS interpretations, Importer Security Filing, entry of goods, shipping documents, assessment of value (including first sale), classifications, item/container marking)
  •  Import audits
  • Duty protests, drawback (refund)/reconciliation programs, exemptions, and reductions
  • Other agency requirements, prohibitions, restrictions, licenses, and permits
  • Foreign-Trade Zones/Customs bonded warehouses
  • NAFTA (certificates of origin, advance rulings, verification, determinations, appeals) and other free trade agreements programs
  • Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
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