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Johannesen Associates assists clients to manage and optimize their customs and trade matters including the following:

  • Tariff classification and duty reduction
  • Admissibility, safeguards, and tariff rate quotas
  • Country of origin determination and product marking requirements
  • Valuation and transfer pricing issues and optimal structures
  • Leveraging the U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) Reconciliation Program for compliance and cost savings
  • Preferential treatment under free trade agreements and preferential duty programs
  • Avoidance and mitigation of customs fines, penalties and forfeitures
  • Preparing for and working through customs audits such as Quick Response Audits, Focused Assessments and ISA
  • Assessing customs issues impacting mergers and acquisitions
  • Related agency requirements impacting internationally-traded goods including Fish & Wildlife, FTC, CPSC, FDA, FCC, APHIS, and OFAC
  • Participation in agency rule-making processes
  • Meeting the security requirements of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
  • Mitigating Section 301 duties
  • Trademark and copyright protection for imported goods
  • Qualification and compliance issues related to duty drawback
  • Third-country import requirements (leveraging our global network of correspondent customs specialists)

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Johannesen Associates, PC

195 Montague Street, 14th Floor

Brooklyn, NY 11201


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