Changes taking effect for the U.S. Drawback program

  • DateMarch 06, 2019
  • Time1:00 PM EST
  • Duration1 hour
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About this Webinar

The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (TFTEA) was signed into law on February 24, 2016, with the overall objective of ensuring a fair and competitive trade environment. TFTEA includes important changes to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s drawback program, providing numerous and significant enhancements to drawback laws. These enhancements will be going into effect on February 24, 2019.

Attend this webinar to learn about the:

  • Changes being made to the duty drawback program
  • Additional data requirements
  • Filing drawback in ACE
  • The impact to the trade community

Who Should Attend?

U.S. importers, manufacturers and exporters

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Our experts

Cheryl Dolinski: Senior Consultant, Drawback

Cheryl Dolinski is a Senior Consultant with the Trade Management Consulting group at Livingston International. Cheryl is a licensed Customs Broker and has over 22 years of experience in U.S. Duty Drawback recovery. This experience includes knowledge for filing refunds on a variety of industries, including automotive, chemical, goods sold at retail and wearing apparel.

Cheryl has contributed to filing $30 million in annual refunds for over 150 clients. She has handled the management of several multi-million dollar drawback programs. Her role has provided the opportunity to perform consulting services to review current drawback programs for additional drawback revenue. She possesses a comprehensive understanding of drawback operations and how to document processes. She has conducted duty drawback webinars and seminars for new and prospective clients as well as part of the preparation for the U.S. Customs Broker exam.

Andrea Artero-Larsen: Senior Drawback Consultant

As Senior Drawback Consultant at Livingston International, Andrea Artero-Larsen is primarily responsible for managing Duty Drawback Programs, and is also accountable for new business.
Andrea is a customs professional with vast knowledge of Duty Drawback, classification and customs regulations and has a proven track record of developing strong client relationships. Andrea successfully oversees and has successfully filed drawback claims and supported these claims for several multi-million dollar programs as well as continues to expand these programs in order to maximize the duty drawback potential.

Andrea joined Livingston in November 2016 and has 17 years of drawback experience with particular expertise in Automotive Drawback and Unused Direct Identification using an inventory methodology. She is a Licensed Customs broker and has a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designation. Andrea is a member of both the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc (NCBFAA) and the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI).

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