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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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On October 23, 1997, Tax Executives Institute submitted the following comments to the Internal Revenue Service concerning regulations under section 1059A of the Internal Revenue Code on the interaction of the tax statute with the Customs Service regulations for determining the customs value of imported property.
The unlawful actions of the former Chairman of the State Customs Service led to the damage for the state exceeding 166 million soms.
The two other offices will be opened in Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan, the Federal Customs Service said.
However, according to NIA, 'the South Korean Customs Service, on 30th September 2018 revealed that it has seized 2,751 Chinese drugs/capsules, containing human remains from foetus, infants and flesh imported into the country by some Chinese nationals.
Fashina said although it is the primary responsibilities of both NAFDAC and Customs Service, his organisation was also on the lookout.
In July 2014, the Federal Customs Administration of Switzerland and the Kyrgyz State Customs Service reached an agreement on the delivery of a three-week training course in September and October 2014 for seven instructors of the Kyrgyz Customs on applying the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (also known as the "Harmonized System"), an internationally standardized system of names and numbers to classify traded products.
He served as a Chairman of the State Customs Service of Kyrgyzstan in 2013-2016.
Mehdiyev expressed satisfaction with the relations between Azerbaijan's Customs Service and the FAO.
He attributed the inconsistencies in the revenue generation to lack of serious economic activities in the zone and the introduction of the new automated revenue platform by the Customs service.
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The Prime Minister tasked the State Customs Service Chairman to liquidate the gap and to adjust the plan of customs fees collection.
Customs Service later issued a ruling limiting the application of McAfee specifically to made-to-measure clothing.
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