The customs officers’ own vision of the principles of interaction with consignors or consignees from abroad does not always correspond to the customs laws. It results in unreasonable requirements to importers or exporters, and the need for the services of a customs lawyer.
A competent specialist is able to present all evidence and proofs to the advantage of a client. We offer the following services of a customs lawyer:
The participation of an experienced specialist of our company in customs disputes guarantees the most favorable solution for you.
Yes, it is imperative that the requested documents, information or formal response (where appropriate) be sent to customs authorities. Otherwise, a fine will be imposed, and in some cases, the failure to send a response letter may result in administrative punishment.
Yes. A declarant may appeal within three months from the date of the relevant decision. Judicial procedure is preferred. You can apply to a court within three years upon the overcollection or payment of the accrued adjusted amount. If the limitation period is missed, a cargo owner must extend it through a judicial procedure subject to clause 1 Article 200 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.
Appealing against a decision made by customs authorities concerning the classification of goods as per the Foreign Economic Activity Commodity Nomenclature is a rather difficult task which settlement is possible not in every case. A preliminary consultation and study of documents is required to assess the prospects for a successful appealing against the Foreign Economic Activity Commodity Nomenclature code. The term provided for appealing against a decision related to the classification of goods is 3 months from the date of its making.
Our experts will assist in supporting an additional verification of the customs value; they will help to prepare a response to a request and prepare a set of necessary documents, as well as justify the refusal to provide any missing details.
A security deposit paid as a security for the payment of customs duties can be returned only when the customs value of goods is accepted based on the results of an additional verification. If a customs authority accepts the declared value of your goods, then the security deposit is automatically returned to your Single Personal Account.