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  EUROPA - Activities of the European Union - Customs
The customs union was one of the EU’s earliest milestones.
It abolished customs duties at internal borders and put in place a uniform system for taxing imports.
Customs officers are now found only at the EU’s external borders.
europa.eu /pol/cust/index_en.htm   (175 words)

  Customs Department >> Laws & Regulations >> Customs >> Laws
A- The customs authorities may cancel the registered declaration of which the due duties and taxes are not paid or those not completed, after the elapse of 15 days from the date of registration, due to reasons connected with the person who submitted them.
The responsibility in this case shall be borne by the transporter unless there is a reservation in the manifest endorsed by the customs authorities of the country of origin and in this case prosecution of the matter shall be dropped.
B- Despite the provisions of this Law, Customs duties shall be levied on goods in the possession of passengers in accordance with the duty rates decided by the Minister upon recommendation from the director by regulations issued for this purpose.
www.customs.gov.jo /Customs_ch5.asp   (1873 words)

 MostFAQs - Customs
Only in situations where the customs have reason to doubt the truth or accuracy of the contents of the customs declaration may they ask the importer to provide further explanation, including documents or other evidence that the invoice price is correct.
The WTO further gives the importer the right of appeal, initially to a higher body or official within the customs administration, but eventually to a judicial authority (the national courts or tribunals which are in charge of these types of cases, such as tax courts and administrative tribunals).
Customs duties which are lower than the tariff rates bound in the WTO may be applied by governments at any time.
www.intracen.org /mts/faqs/customs.htm   (594 words)

 SCADPlus: Customs: introduction
The customs policy is one of the foundations of the European Union (EU) and is essential for the operation of the internal market, which cannot function correctly without common rules that are applied uniformly at all of the Community's external borders.
The Customs 2007 Programme (2003-07) aims to ensure that customs legislation is applied uniformly throughout the Community, to prevent fraud and to promote cooperation between customs administrations.
The formalities of the Customs Union were supplemented by the addition of phytosanitary and veterinary measures and measures adopted within the framework of the Common Commercial Policy.
europa.eu /scadplus/leg/en/lvb/l11000.htm   (0 words)

 Energy Sector >> Legislation >> Customs Law
Customs duty shall be paid for remains from processing, improved or finished products not corresponding to the required conditions for re-export which shall be used or sold within the country.
Customs officers are entitled to open containers subject to the customs' specific management in the presence of their owners or of three witnesses who do not belong to the customs authorities.
Penalized persons for collusion in customs offenses shall be responsible according to the state of offence and shall be jointly responsible for the payment of customs duties and other fees according to the laws and regulations and for the seized goods.
www.poweringprogress.org /energy_sector/customs_law.htm   (6137 words)

 Laws and Regulations_Part 3
In case the customs declarer ignores the goods' details to be filled in a detailed declaration form, the customs declarer shall be authorized to inspect the goods be forehand.
Customs duties shall be computed at the applicable rate on the day the detailed customs declarations are registered at absolute numbers.
Customs duties shall be paid in cash for which receipts shall be given to the customs duty payer.
laocustoms.laopdr.net /laws_and_regulations_part3.htm   (664 words)

 Customs Regulation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Items which, prior to their arrival at the first Customs house, are off-loaded from the means of transport at other than the officially recognized land or sea boundaries, such off-loading having been for no compelling reason and in a manner which indicates an attempt to smuggle the items.
Customs Committees are authorized to consider and decide on all cases of smuggling or attempts to smuggle.
The penalty for smuggling or for attempting to smuggle shall be a fine equivalent to double the Customs duties and additional charges due on the goods involved; and in all cases, the materials that are the subject of the offense shall be confiscated.
www.customs.gov.sa /rules_a.htm   (2777 words)

 Reducing Customs Duties
On October 1, 1997, the Chinese government reduced the import duty rate of commodities of 4,874 tax numbers, resulting in the reduction of the customs duties from 23 percent to 17 percent on average.
China's overall level of the import customs duties decreased from 43.2 percent in 1992 to 12 percent in 2002, thus thoroughly changing the traditional high customs-duty policy.
By 2005, the average customs duties of industrial products will be reduced to 9.3 percent, among which, those of most of the mechanical products will decrease to 5 to 10 percent, and those of some of the products will become zero.
www.china.org.cn /english/features/China2004/107007.htm   (251 words)

Customs territory of Mongolia shall be the territory of Mongolia.
Customs duties shall be levied according to the Customs tariff on goods permitted to cross the national border of Mongolia.
By decision of the Customs Central Administration, Inland Customs may be established at and the Customs proxy may be dispatched to the enterprises or organizations which are entitled to foreign economic activities and the Customs representatives may be employed in the Customs surveillance zones attached to the Customs Administrations and the Frontier Customs.
www.indiana.edu /~mongsoc/mong/custmlaw.htm   (2683 words)

Customs establishments shall exercise their functions and powers independently in accordance with the law, and shall be responsible to the General Customs Administration.
The Customs formalities concerning declaration of inward and outward articles and payment of duties on them may be completed either by the owner or by a person the owner has entrusted to act as his agent.
Inward goods confirmed by the Customs to be misdischarged or over discharged may be returned to the place of consignment or imported upon completion of necessary formalities by the person in charge of the means of transport carrying the goods or the consignee or the consignor for the goods within three months of the discharging.
www.calstatela.edu /centers/apbi/ningbo/enexport/pr/customs4.html   (3972 words)

 Belize Customs & Excise Department
Custom Duties are applicable according to the rates set out in the Customs Tariff and Trade Classification, Chapter 48 Laws of Belize, First Schedule.
Customs duties and taxes are collected based on the value which is derived from the value stated on the invoice, receipt or other proof of purchase.
The rate of duty applicable to Motor Vehicles is according to the engine capacity in Motor Cars; according to the weight for Pickup and Trucks, and according to the seating capacity in Vans and Busses for Public Transport.
www.customs.gov.bz /duty.html   (887 words)

Where temporary inbound or outbound passage at a place without a Customs office is requested in a special case, permission shall have to be obtained from the State Council or a department empowered by the State Council and the Customs formalities shall be followed in accordance with relevent provisions of this Law.
Where deemed necessary, the Customs may dispatch officers to perform duties on board the means of transport and the officer in charge of the carrier shall render the necessary assistance or facilities.
In case the obligatory duty payer still has objection against the decision, he is entitled to apply to the Customs General Administration for a reconsideration of the case within 15 days after receipt of the decision.
www.novexcn.com /customs_law.html   (4574 words)

 CUSTOMS LAW OF PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Customs formalities shall be completed in the case of an inward or outward means of transport to change to transport wishing to shift to domestic transport business.
Article 53 Customs duties shall be collected on goods permitted to be imported or exported and on articles permitted to enter or leave the territory by the Customs according to law.
The Customs shall not release goods against securities in circumstances where the import or export goods and inward or outward articles related are subject to national restriction and relevant license or documents could not be provided, and other circumstances where the laws and administrative regulations have provided for.
www.customs.gov.cn /YWStaticPage/5944/b2d9cdbe.htm   (6297 words)

 Duties and Customs
The duty, together with penalties and interest, shall be the joint and several personal liability of the importer and the purchaser and shall be secured by first liens on the goods and on the importer's property as hereinafter provided.
It is the duty of an importer to know and declare, fully and accurately, the types, quantities, and values of all dutiable goods which he or she imports, and civil penalties and interest may not be avoided through lack of knowledge, however innocent such lack of knowledge may be.
Any Customs officer may require any person acting as or claiming to act as the agent of any person in any matter relating to this chapter to produce written authority from his principal, and if such authority is not produced the officer may refuse to recognize the agency.
www.fsmlaw.org /fsm/code/title54/T54_Ch02.htm   (8038 words)

 Shipping duties/taxes ~ Mens Bands .com
If customs duties apply you will be sent an invoice requiring payment by the courier company with the courier company's name on it.
International customs regulations outline that any goods imported into a country may be subject to import duties that are the responsibility of recipient of the goods, in this case the customer.
Any customs and excise amounts that have been imposed are paid by the delivery company on your behalf so that they are able to deliver your order promptly.
mensbands.com /shipping_dutiestaxes-info-28.php   (0 words)

 EUROPA - Taxation and Customs Union / Suspensions
Customs duties for import of parts, components and other goods used for aircraft are currently suspended on the basis of the conditions set up in a specific Council Regulation since 2002 (Council Regulation 1147/2002, Official Journal L 170 of 29/06/2002, p.8).
As regards the import of goods without payment of duties, Council Regulation (EC) No 704/2002 authorises the suspension of customs duties on the import into the Canary Islands of certain industrial products (goods for capital investment and raw materials for maintenance and processing) and fisheries products until 31 December 2011.
These include the suspension of customs duties on the import of certain goods intended to equip the free zone until the end of 2008.
ec.europa.eu /taxation_customs/customs/customs_duties/tariff_aspects/suspensions/index_en.htm   (0 words)

 Armenia Diaspora Conference Official Site
VAT calculated and collected on the borders of RA by customs officers imported in the internal territory, for which customs duties are imposed by the legislation.
Goods imported in the internal territory of RA that are free from customs duties according by the legislation are not subject to calculation and collection of VAT by customs officers.
For customs registration (with the exception of those for freight traffic) of goods and other products transported across the customs border of RA, as well as of money and currency transferred by banks, customs fee of 3500 AMD is collected.
www.armeniadiaspora.com /business/sector_custom.html   (1633 words)

 MSR Customs - The Compliance and Customs Experts
All customs duties and taxes also had to be paid at that office.
One reason given for this discrepancy was that the company's customs staff were forced to prepare their drawback claims manually, without direct access to the database of their import activity kept by their broker.
Companies that file their customs documents electronically will be able to submit an import summary on a periodic basis, just like they do with GST and income tax accounts.
www.ecustoms.com /msr-customs/bottomline.cfm   (1179 words)

 Germany Info: Business & Technology: Doing Business in Germany: Import Regulations and Customs
Customs procedures in Germany are governed by the laws of the EU and the Federal Republic of Germany.
Customs warehouses are approved by the customs authorities and classified as types A to F. There is no general limit on how long goods may be kept in a customs warehouse, though time limits may be imposed in particular cases.
If freedom from customs duty or the application of a reduced customs tariff depends on non-Community goods being used under customs supervision, they are subject to the procedure of entry for temporary use.
www.germany.info /relaunch/business/doing_business/import.html   (1320 words)

 EUROPA - Taxation and Customs Union / Rules of Origin
Goods in trade are identified in the Community by a code number in the Combined Nomenclature (CN) and before trying to determine their origin it is essential that their CN code has been identified.
Movement of goods within Customs unions is not based on their originating status but on the fact that they comply with provisions on free circulation.
BOIs are decisions by the competent authorities, which are binding on the customs authorities in all Member States in respect of goods imported or exported after their issue, provided the goods and the circumstances determining the acquisition of origin are identical in every respect to what is described in the BOI.
ec.europa.eu /taxation_customs/customs/customs_duties/rules_origin/index_en.htm   (0 words)

 Custom Services International Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)
Customs duty and internal revenue tax, if applicable, are paid when merchandise is transferred for comsumption.
The rate of duty and tax and the value of the merchandise may change as a result of manipulation or manufacture in the zone.
Merchandise under bond may be transferred to a foreign trade zone from the customs territory for the purpose of satisfying a legal requirement to export or destroy the merchandise.
www.customservicesint.com /foreign.aspx   (232 words)

 Implementation Rule - Rule Chapter 6   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Customs duties on imports shall be collected according to the Customs tariff in effect on the day of payment, as specified in the Saudi Customs Tariff and its provisions.
Duties on goods which are subject to ad valorem duties shall be assessed on the basis of the actual price paid or agreed upon in the currency of the exporting country.
Goods which are subject to duties according to weight shall have such duties collected on them on the basis of their gross or net weight, as stipulated in the Custom Tariff.
www.customs.gov.sa /6.htm   (458 words)

 Alienage: Bonding House: Trade Goods   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All customs officials are royal officers appointed by the king or the exchequer depending on the amount of control the crown exerts over its lower officials.
The collection of customs on imports and exports is a vital component of any government's economic base and a means of controlling the flow of trade into and out of their kingdom.
Customs duties are used to fund significant elements and organizations within a government.
home.comcast.net /~alienage1/bonding/duties_harnic_customs.htm   (1875 words)

 ICC's Commission on Commission on Customs and Trade Regulations
However, some customs authorities, recognising that the importation of the carrier medium is incidental to the supply of the IP/services, have adopted practices which have the effect of excluding from the customs value of the carrier medium, the value of the IP/services borne thereon.
Consequently, the latter is not burdened with customs duties and the creation of a tariff b arrier against their importation is avoided.
In some countries, the danger of IP/services becoming subject to customs duties because they are transmitted by goods has been avoided by customs techniques such as temporary importation or by such tariff measures as temporary suspension of duty.
www.iccwbo.org /policy/customs/id371/index.html   (1052 words)

 Information on Thai Customs Clearance for Passengers
In case there are no dutiable, prohibited or restricted goods, please mark (mark nothing to declare) on the Passenger Declaration Form and submit it to the Customs Officer at the green channel.
In case there are dutiable, prohibited or restricted goods or the passenger is unsure whether or not goods are subject to any of the three aforesaid categories, the passenger should mare (mark goods to declare) on the Passenger Declaration Form and submit it to the Customs officer at the red channel.
Passenger with dutiable items and restricted articles which are not intended for use in Thailand must inform Customs and present the ticket to the third country.
www.thaiembdc.org /info/customs.html   (1004 words)

 USPS - Duties & Administrative Fees   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Customs duties and taxes are assessed, generally, if the merchandise is dutiable and the value of the item is above the threshold set by the country's laws.
The form is used by foreign customs authorities to clear mail for entry into their country and, when appropriate, assess duty and taxes.
Customs duties and taxes are assessed in the destination country.
www.usps.com /global/duties.htm   (865 words)

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