Customs Audits 101: What to Expect
Webinar: 1 CCS Credit
U.S. Customs has long utilized the focused assessment as the primary tool to audit importers. In recent years, however, Customs has conducted more single issue audits and audit surveys and fewer FAs. Regardless of the type, however, these audits have a significant impact on your import department and what is required if your company is selected to participate. This webinar will discuss FAs as well as CBP’s more recent audit methods and what importers can expect with each.
- the mission of Regulatory Audit
- a brief history of CBP audits
- fundamentals of internal controls and best practices
- basics of an FA
- other Customs audit trends
- the do’s and don’ts of preparing for a Customs audit
MARY CAGLE is an Auditor for Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office. She represents clients undergoing customs audits, conducts mock audits and performs compliance reviews of importers to determine if they have systems in place to produce compliant transactions. She also supports clients involved in prior disclosures.