Category: CBP Fees

Duty Payment Delay?

US Customs has announced they are accepting requests from importers to delay duty payments. The request must be emailed to and will be evaluated on a case by case basis. The request should include entry number, duty due date and reason for requesting an extension. US Customs is trying to help reduce the financial… Read more »

Cotton Fee Increase

On December 16th the cotton fee will increase for imports of cotton or products that contain cotton. The new rate will be $0.012222 per kg – that is a 2.7% increase from the old rate of $0.011905. The increase will be used to finance research and promotion programs to increase demand for upland cotton in… Read more »

MPF min/max increase

For a 2nd year in a row the Customs Merchandise Processing Fee minimum and maximum fee will go up. The increase will be at the start of Customs fiscal year – October 1, 2019. The minimum will increase to $26.79 and the maximum will be $519.76. The flat rate for informal entries will be increased… Read more »

MPF Increase

On October 1, 2018 Customs & Border Protection will increase the minimum and maximum formal entry fee to $26.22 and $508.70 respectively.  The informal fee for electronically submitted entries will increase to $2.10 and if submitted manually it will increase to $6.29.  The assessed rate will stay 0.3464 percent, there is only a change to… Read more »