U.S. CBP TO INCREASE IMPORT USER FEES STARTING JANUARY 1ST, 2018 U.S.

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently announced in a Federal Register Notice the adjusted import user fees and limitations to take effect starting January 1st, 2018. Some notable adjustments include an increase in the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) with a new minimum of $25.67 and a new maximum of $497.99. The rate for calculating the MPF remains the same at 0.3464%. The MPF for informal entries will increase to $2.05.

For a complete list of adjusted fees and limitations, please visit:  https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/11/01/2017-23876/cobra-fees-to-be-adjusted-for-inflation-in-fiscal-year-2018-cbp-dec-17-17