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Author: Stephen L. Caldwell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: related, risks, acceptance, certificates, identity, agencies, inform, samoa, performing, risk, assessment, american
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 1437936075
ISBN-13: 9781437936070

AS is a U.S. insular area that operates its customs and immigration programs according to its own laws and independent of the U.S. As such, U.S. agencies, such as U.S. Customs and Border Protection, have no roles in operating the customs or immigration programs in AS. U.S. officials have raised questions about how AS operates its customs and immigration programs, and if this introduces any risks to the security of AS or the rest of the U.S. This report reviewed AS's customs and immigration programs. It discusses: (1) the operations of AS's customs and immigration programs; and (2) the extent t

Author: Luc de Wulf
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: handbook, modernization, customs
Number of Pages: 356
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0821357514
ISBN-13: 9780821357514

Trade integration contributes substantially to economic development and poverty alleviation. In recent years much progress was made to liberalize the trade regime, but customs procedures are often still complex, costly and non-transparent. This situation leads to misallocation of resources.'Customs Modernization Handbook' provides an overview of the key elements of a successful customs modernization strategy and draws lessons from a number of successful customs reforms as well as from customs reform projects that have been undertaken by the World Bank. It describes a number of key import proce

Author: Laurie E. Ekstrand
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: officers, pay, legislation, proposed, service, effects, customs
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2001-06
ISBN-10: 0756713781
ISBN-13: 9780756713782

Reviews the effects of proposed legislation on U.S. Customs Service officers' pay. Focuses on the provisions in H.R. 1833, introduced in the 106th Congress, that would affect Customs officers' night differential pay. The objectives of this report were to (1) compare current law to proposed legislative changes in H.R. 1833 dealing with Customs officers' pay, (2) determine the extent to which Customs officers' pay would increase or decrease if proposed changes were enacted, and (3) obtain Customs and the National Treasury Employees Union's views on the proposed changes.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: flyers, private, guide, service, customs
Number of Pages: 134
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788137182
ISBN-13: 9780788137181

A guide for the private, corporate, & charter pilot -- on business or pleasure flights to & from foreign countries. It sets forth the basic U.S. Customs requirements, provides a list of airports at which Customs processing may be obtained, & explains overtime charges. You can facilitate your air travel if you know Customs regulations & follow them. Partial contents: narcotics smuggling, penalties for violations, in case of emergency, repairs to private aircraft, personal exemptions, immigration requirements for private aircraft, Customs directory, etc.

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: states, united, importing
Number of Pages: 115
Published: 1998-04-01
ISBN-10: 078818069X
ISBN-13: 9780788180699

An overview of the importing process & general info. about import requirements. Sections: customs mission & org.; entry of goods; informed compliance; invoices; assessment of duty; classification & value; marking; special requirements; fraud; foreign trade zones; invoices; customs valuation; & other agencies. Informed compliance is new. It involves the shared responsibility between Customs & the import community, wherein Customs communicates its requirements to the importer, & the importer, in turn, uses reasonable care to assure that Customs is provided accurate & timely data pertaining to im

Author: Gary T. Engel
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: service, management, collection, processes, customs, review, fines, penalties, debt, civil
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2003-02
ISBN-10: 0756731992
ISBN-13: 9780756731991

This report reviews the debt collection processes & procedures used by the Dept. of the Treasury's U.S. Customs Service. It provides the results of a review of Customs' management of & practices for collecting civil fines & penalties (CFP) debt. According to Customs' records, its gross CFP debt more than tripled from the start of FY1997 to the end of FY2000, rising from about $218.1 million as of Oct. 1, 1996, to about $773.6 million as of Sept. 30, 2000. This report determines: (1) the primary reasons for the growth in Customs' reported uncollected CFP debt; (2) whether Customs' processes to

Author: Stephen L. Caldwell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: security, standards, customs, initiatives, challenges, remain, global, entities, cbp, chain, works, international, supply, promote
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2009-02-01
ISBN-10: 1437909116
ISBN-13: 9781437909111

Oceangoing cargo containers (CC) can pose a risk of terrorist exploitation. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) oversees security of the flow of goods from manufacturer to retailer. The adoption of uniform, internat. customs security standards could lead to a system of mutual recognition -- the customs security-related practices and programs taken by one customs admin. are accepted by another admin. This report determined: (1) actions CBP has taken to develop and implement internat. supply chain security standards; (2) actions CBP has taken with internat. partners to achieve mutual recognition
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