07 - 08 Dec 2020Global Trade and Customs
- Global Trade and Customs
Overview and learning objectivesThis course provides an overview of the main concepts of the global trade and customs legislation around the world. Customs valuation, tariff classification and origin are common challenges for customs professionals and the course will help the participants to obtain a comprehensive understanding of how these rules impact their businesses. Besides the general concepts, this course provides some country-related information that will help participants to understand the local legislation and practical approach of the customs authorities. Up-to-date information on the latest developments relating to global trade will also be included, such as the most recent trade war.Participants will have access to relevant online collections on the IBFD Tax Research Platform for a period of two weeks. Presentations will be made available in electronic format.
Field of studyTaxes
Who should attend?The course is suitable for practitioners in tax advisory firms, tax specialists in commerce and industry, and government officials.Course level and prerequisitesThis is an intermediate-level course. Participants taking this course will be expected to have a good understanding of customs processes. The course is designed for customs and tax professionals who want to learn more about trade implications that are of particular interest to businesses operating in an international, cross-border context.
Pre-course preparationIn order to participate in this particular course, no advance preparation is necessary.
Interactive course - "Group Live"To safeguard the interactive nature of the course, including group discussions and case studies, a maximum of 32 participants will be accepted. Early registration is therefore recommended.
We invite you to send us in advance any technical, content-related questions you may have. During the course we will try to address your specific questions, but please note that this will depend on the amount of time available, the relevance of the questions and the order in which the questions are received. Should you have a question, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclaimer: The information provided during the course has been prepared solely for the instruction of course participants. This information is not intended to constitute advice on any particular matter.
Continuing Professional EducationRecommended NASBA CPE points for this course: 12 (in accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE points, CPE credits are granted based on a 50-minute hour). Read more information on CPE points and accreditation for IBFD International Tax Courses.
Course fee and registration detailsThe course fee covers participation in the course, all course materials, lunch, coffee/tea and refreshments.The costs of accommodation and transport are not covered. If you have any other questions regarding attendance of the course, travel arrangements, payments and cancellations, please consult our FAQ.
- Introduction – trade and customs relevance in the 21st century
- Customs valuation
- Rules of origin and free trade agreements (FTAs)
- Tariff classification
- Customs processes and VAT/GST
- Incoterms and their implications for customs and tax purposes
- Union customs code
- United States