GSP Renewal Status: Unknown!!!

The Generalized System of Preferences (“GSP”) which provides duty free benefits for qualifying products from eligible countries expires on December 31, 2017 and can only be renewed by law.  There have been talks about its potential renewal for months, yet there are only three weeks left in the year, and with nothing conclusive about it at this point…. Read more »

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Key Dates

The Food and Drug Administration has launched a “Compliance Date” web page for the implementation of different programs regulated by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The FDA page also includes the Compliance Dates summary chart:  FDA FSMA Final Rules Key Dates.    

Hurricane Irma Update

Taggart International, Ltd and Customs and Trade Services, Inc. are watching Hurricane Irma and have contingency systems in place to allow for the continued servicing of our clients’ international and domestic transportation needs. Although Taggart International, Ltd and Customs and Trade Services, Inc.  headquarters located in Miami will close as the hurricane passes, the Miami staff is safely… Read more »

Taggart Unrelated To Impacted KC broker

For clarification, Taggart International Ltd is not the Customs Broker in this scheme.  The impacted broker is another Kansas City based company: