A guest post by Bob Hartwig, Stratos Product Development Project Manager
Import duties and fees getting killing your budget? Don’t let the daunting complexity of import get you down!
Today’s laws regarding importing merchandise into the USA have shifted the legal responsibility to the importer. The importer must declare the classification, value and rate of duty applicable to the merchandise they are trying to bring into the country. But navigating the rules and regulations for importing merchandise into the USA is daunting. The goal, of course, is to meet the rules and regulations and to pay a fair share of duties and fees. But, if you do not know what you are doing, your goods may be stalled in U.S. Customs, and you may pay far more duty and fees than you need to. So, how does one ensure efficient and fair Customs processing?