United States Customs Service

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United States Customs Service

An agency of the Treasury Department charged with enforcing laws relative to imports.

United States Customs Service

A former agency of the U.S. Government responsible for keeping illegal substances out of the United States as well as collecting tariffs and other import duties. The Customs Service was responsible for, among other things, enforcing the trade embargo on Cuba and trade agreements between the U.S. and other countries. In 2003, the Customs Service combined with Immigration and Naturalization Services to form Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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If not addressed during the planning stages, however, not only does the company risk increasing its indirect tax liability (which directly affects the bottom line), but it might be exposed to potentially hefty customs penalties if the dutiable royalty stream is unreported to the U.
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Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Defense Computer Forensics Laboratory, the U.
Air Force base has been paying a fee to receive the services of a customs officer from the U.
7 applies predominantly to two entities that collect a major portion of federal taxes--the IRS and the U.
The public may not be aware of it, but "black market CFC smuggling is considered a serious problem," says Jack McQuade, an officer with the U.
Three days later, Duncan returned home to begin another journey--a nightmarish five-hour ordeal, courtesy of four U.
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