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BOC denies arbitrary adoption of rules on clerical errors

BOC denies arbitrary adoption of rules on clerical errors

Jul. 23 | Screengrab of BOC’s online live update on July 22 with Import Assessment Service director Atty. Yasser Ismail Abbas The Bureau of Customs (BOC) rejected claims it was “arbitrarily” penalizing stakeholders, particularly customs brokers, when...

Groups appeal for due process amid BOC accreditation suspension “spree”

Groups appeal for due process amid BOC accreditation suspension “spree”

Jul. 21 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) and Aduana Business Club, Inc. (ABCI) are requesting the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to implement due process in the suspension or revocation of accreditation of importers and customs brokers. The request comes...

BOC to clarify issues on clerical errors

BOC to clarify issues on clerical errors

Jul. 21 | Screengrab of BOC’s online live update on July 17 with Assistant Commissioner and Spokesperson Atty. Vincent Philip Maronilla The Bureau of Customs will soon clarify issues related to implementation of its order on clerical errors, according to...

Groups seek suspension of ‘arbitrary’ BOC fine on clerical errors

Groups seek suspension of ‘arbitrary’ BOC fine on clerical errors

Jul. 14 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) and Aduana Business Club, Inc. (ABCI) are urging the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to temporarily suspend imposition of the P5,000 fine on clerical errors, describing the penalty as “arbitrary, capricious and whimsical”. The...

Don’t substitute NVVS for declared values, Customs assessors told

Don’t substitute NVVS for declared values, Customs assessors told

Mar. 9 | Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero has reminded Bureau of Customs (BOC) officers that the values in the National Value Verification System (NVVS) are not substitute values but reference values that can...

Convene CMTA oversight body to check issuances, CCBI urges Congress

Convene CMTA oversight body to check issuances, CCBI urges Congress

Mar. 4 | The Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) is requesting Congress to convene the Congressional Customs and Tariff Oversight Committee (COCTOC) to review Bureau of Customs (BOC) issuances on and implementation of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act...

BOC’s review findings on suspended NVVS released by end-Jan

BOC’s review findings on suspended NVVS released by end-Jan

Jan. 21 | During the launch of BOC’s new computer projects, including the National Value Verification System, in June 2019. Photo courtesy of BOC. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is aiming to complete review of the National Value Verification System (NVVS) and...

BOC mulls NVVS suspension after House recommendation

BOC mulls NVVS suspension after House recommendation

Dec. 10 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is reviewing its National Value Verification System (NVVS) and mulling its suspension as requested by the House of Representatives (HOR) Committee on Ways and Means. “We are seriously looking into the...

Draft Customs order on provisional goods declaration out

Draft Customs order on provisional goods declaration out

Dec. 9 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has released the draft customs memorandum order (CMO) providing guidelines for the lodging and processing of provisional goods declaration under its formal entry system. Stakeholders have until December...

e2m upgraded to include more units of measurement

e2m upgraded to include more units of measurement

Dec. 4 | Image from Pixabay. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has updated its electronic-to-mobile (e2m) system  to finally include other units of measurement besides kilograms (kg) in establishing the volume of different types of commodities and shipments. This is...