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ISF and Lacey Act Warnings

Import Security Filing

Enforcement of Import Security Filing (ISF) regulations went into effect January 26, 2010. Late or improper filing can result in penalties ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 per violation. Please allow Charles M Schayer & Company to help you with ISF compliance by contacting us with any questions that you may have.

Lacey Act

We are in Phase III of the Lacey Act. A Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) 505 Declaration is required to obtain release of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) numbers listed in Phase I, II and III of the Lacey Act. Providing false or misleading information to the U. S. Government will result in penalties in the amount of $10,000 for values under $350 or $20,000 for values over $350 and/or civil or criminal actions.

Please call Charles M Schayer & Company for assistance.

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  • CMS Domestic — 800-200-0565

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