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WE’VE MOVED TO FLORIDA!

After 25 years in the big city of Atlanta, Georgia, our firms have re-located to the beautiful Town of Jupiter, Florida (just north of West Palm Beach on the East Coast of the state). Jupiter’s historic lighthouse is one of the town’s main attractions, but it’s also known as the “surfing capital” of Florida for […]

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TRUMP ‘N TRADE HEATS UP

March was a busy month for the mercurial U.S. President’s trade agenda. Two actions put global traders into a frenzy. First, on March 23rd, U.S. Customs began collecting the so-called “Section 232” duties on imports of steel and aluminum products (generally, raw materials; a complete list of the affected tariff codes under the Harmonized Tariff […]

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CBP HQ ISSUES RARE DEDUCTIVE VALUE RULING

In an unusual HQ ruling (HQ H260036), CBP recently ruled that an importer of natural and biodegradable additives (such as citric acid and xanthum gum, mainly used in the food industry) must use deductive value as the basis of appraisement for its imported merchandise – instead of transaction value. Despite the fact that the importer […]

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