PAEI and Tuttle Law

A Seminar/Webinar On

Assist Valuation: What Every Import Professional Needs to Know

 Thursday, September 20, 2018
11:30 am to 1:30 pm PDT (2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, EDT)

Assist (and supplemental payment) valuation is one of the most complex and vexing topics for compliance with Customs regulations.  Join us for a breakdown of what are assists, and supplemental payments, how to find them, and how to declare them on an entry declaration to Customs.

Topics for discussion include:

  • What is an Assist?
  • What is the difference between Assists and Supplemental Payments?
  • Legal precedent for Assists – What is and what isn’t?
  • How to identify Assists and Supplemental Payments incurred by your company.
  • Different apportionment methods for reporting Assists to Customs
  • Upward and downward adjustments of assist valuation
  • Best practices in identifying Assists and Supplemental Payments and reporting them

Import professionals of all skill levels will benefit from this seminar/webinar.

Seminar Location:

350 Ellis Street,
Building D, 1st Floor – Montessori Conference Room
Mountain View, CA 94043
(Go to Reception at the Building A lobby for a P.A.E.I. escort to Building D)

Or if you cannot attend on-site, you can register for the webinar.

Register for either the seminar or the webinar on-line here.

Speaker:  George R. Tuttle, III, attorney with Tuttle Law. He has been in practice for over 30 years specializing in Customs and international trade regulation. He works with bot small and large companies, as well as customs brokers and freight forwarders on import and export related matters. Mr. Tuttle assists companies determine correct product classifications and customs values, duty preference eligibility, obtain rulings, contest adverse administrative determinations by Customs, facilitate compliance audits; develop effective compliance programs; and, resolve penalty, Liquidated Damage claims, seizure, and enforcement cases.

Cost is free to P.A.E.I. members and $75.00 for non-members. Cost is the same for the seminar and the webinar.
Credit or debit card payments only. Checks will not be accepted.

Refunds for cancellations must be received by Noon PDT, 09/14/2018. Please request refunds by emailing

For those planning to attend in person, please note that seating is limited to the first 25 people.

Webinar details will be provided by email within 2 business days of registration and payment.

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