Customs Value Reconciliation Program
Reconciliation allows an importer to revise certain elements of an entry summary that were indeterminable at time of entry. We assist
clients with multiple aspects of the reconciliation process including preparing value reconciliations covering transfer price adjustments, assists, royalties, maquiladora computed value,
First Sale Valuation & Complex Valuation Reviews
Where there are multiple sales of goods prior to their importation into the United States, the First Sale rule allows importers, in certain
circumstances, to use the price paid in the “first or earlier sale” as the basis for the customs value of the goods rather than the price the importer ultimately paid for the goods. This rule can
greatly reduce duties and fees paid by Importers. Our team of trained auditors conduct first sale valuation assessments to ensure importers meet the rule and develop strong internal controls to
ensure future compliance.
Importer Self Assessment ("ISA") Application Process
ISA is a partnership between CBP and the Trade community specifically devised for compliant companies. The program applies to importers
that have established internal control procedures over areas considered "at risk" by CBP. We assist clients with the ISA application, conduct internal reviews to confirm whether the Importer is
ISA ready, participate in all aspects of the ISA application process including the site visit by CBP known as the Application Review Meeting (ARM), and can conduct the annual self-testing and annual
notification letter preparation (a requirement of the program).
Customs 101 & Customized Training
Deleon Trade staff has conducted multiple training sessions covering various import topics at large conferences and has hosted a US-Mexico
Customs Compliance Conference in 2014, Advanced Topics in Customs Compliance Conference in 2016, and Advanced Topics in Customs Compliance Conference in September 2017 in Houston. Please see
our conference website at www.customsconferences.com for more details. Our team has also provided numerous in-house training sessions,
one-on-one training sessions, and on-the-job training. Our dedication to quality education and creating unique networking environments is unsurpassed.
Having updated compliance manuals, updated policies and procedures is critical but it is only a portion of what CBP will consider during a
broker audit. Are you prepared to provide documentation that you are complying with ten factors of reasonable care as defined in the regulations? Our team can help you prepare for a broker
audit or help you make sure you are ready should you be selected for an audit. Our experts can help you identify areas of potential risk and give you proven guidance to shore up those risk
HTS Tariff Classification
We assist clients with HTS classification needs across industries utilizing our experience, focus on detail and reasoned judgment to
provide clients with robust classification solutions. We can help you build a classification database, analyze your current database or simply help you with classifying a new product or
component. Our experts can help you optimize opportunities afforded with current trade programs available as well as verify your products have been properly classified.
Broker Compliance Manuals
We can help your brokerage set achievable yet meaningful objectives for compliance activities. We do this by tailoring a compliance manual
that integrates your current company policies and procedures in a way that meets or exceeds standards and is least disruptive to your daily operations. We can review your current company
policies and procedures to ensure you have set proper compliance goals. With the ever-changing world of international trade, your manuals, policies and procedures should be reviewed and updated to
keep up with these changes on a regular basis.