U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released two notices for publication in the Federal Register concerning the Automatic Commercial Environment (ACE).
One general notice [PDF 208 KB] announces that beginning February 24, 2018, ACE will be the sole electronic data interchange system authorized by CBP for processing certain electronic drawback filings—specifically NAFTA drawbacks and non-TFTEA* drawbacks. The notice also announces the deployment of a new ACE filing code system for all electronic drawback filings.
A second general notice [PDF 208 KB] announces that effective February 24, 2018, the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test regarding reconciliation will become operational, and that the program will transition to ACE. Therefore, as of February 24, reconciliation entries must be filed via ACE.
For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs practice:
Douglas Zuvich | +1 (312) 665-1022 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew Siciliano | +1 (631) 425-6057 | email@example.com
* Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015
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