CBP Reviewing Info Collections on Import Costs, Temporary Exports, Violations
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is accepting comments on the proposed extension without change of the following information collections.
CBP Form 247, Cost Submission: This form includes details on the actual costs of imported merchandise and helps CBP determine which costs are dutiable and which are not (comments due by March 24).
Declaration of Ultimate Consignee that Articles were Exported for Temporary Scientific or Educational Purposes: This form, which is completed by the ultimate consignee and submitted to CBP by the importer or agent of the importer, is used to document duty-free entry under conditions when articles are temporarily exported solely for scientific or educational purposes (comments due by Feb. 24).
e-Allegations Submission: The e-Allegations Web site allows concerned members of the trade community to confidentially report violations that CBP then decides whether to pursue by initiating an investigation. Information submitted includes the name, phone number and email address of the reporting entity as well as a description of the alleged violation and the name and address of the potential violators (comments due by March 24).