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GSP Retroactive Refund Processing– Phase 3 December 28,2015 Filing Deadline
An importer or its authorized broker may submit written requests for duty refund on eligible merchandise in the form of letters, post entry amendments (PEA), post summary corrections (PSC) for ACE entry summaries, protests, or other written medium.
Conversion to ACE – Preparing for PGA Requirements
Effective February 28, 2016, all entries must be filed in ACE for release and entry summary.
Conversion to ACE – CBP Grants Additional Time
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on August 31, 2015 its plans to extend the mandatory ACE filing deadline.
Renewal Status of GSP
The Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 renewed the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) trade program effective July 29, 2015 to December 31, 2017, with retroactive benefits to July 31, 2013.
Countdown to November – Conversion to ACE
Various trade committees and associations have submitted formal letters to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) expressing concerns with the November 1, 2015 mandate to use ACE as the system for cargo release and associated entry summaries.