Today’s global economy is expanding exponentially as an ever-increasing volume of goods moves across international borders.  As goods enter each country, duties must be paid.  Luckily, there are numerous Free Trade Agreements that can potentially minimize these duties.  At the Law Offices of Michael A. Capuzzi, P.A., our highly qualified and experienced trade professionals have extensive knowledge regarding regulatory requirements of Free Trade Agreements and how these Agreements can be used to benefit your company.

Our firm offers clients a comprehensive range of Free Trade Agreement services, from the supplier trade document solicitation process, through the classification and qualification of your goods, all the way to the receipt and completion of your customers’ trade document requests.

We welcome you to explore the services we offer, a few of our many success stories and the countries with which the United States has entered into Free Trade Agreements.

Services Offered

  • Advice and Counseling regarding Important Free Trade Agreement Topics (listed below)
  • Group Seminars and Customized, In-Depth Training Classes
  • Comprehensive Annual Supplier Trade Document Solicitation
  • Review of Bills Of Materials, Prints, Specifications and Engineering Drawings to Determine the Correct Tariff Classifications
  • Review of Free Trade Agreement Country of Origin Rules for Your Goods
  • Review of Free Trade Agreement Qualification of Your Goods
  • Creation and Maintenance of a Searchable Goods Database which Includes Harmonized Tariff Classifications and Free Trade Agreement Qualification Data
  • Management of Customer Trade Document Requests
  • Point-Of-Contact for Customer Trade Document Requests
  • Completion and Transmission of Requested Trade Documents
  • Create and Store Approved Free Trade Agreement Documents on our Client Extranets

Success Stories

  • $2,200,000.00 in NAFTA refunds from the Canada Border Services Agency
  • Over $1,200,000.00 in  NAFTA refunds from U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • $1,000,000.00 in US-Australia Free Trade Agreement refunds from the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
  • Product classification and Free Trade Agreement qualification databases that include the Harmonized Tariff Schedule Classifications for the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, People’s Republic of China and South Africa for over 75,000 individual part numbers

Important Topics

  • Country of Origin Determination and Marking
  • Classification
  • Rules of Origin
  • Trade Document Management
  • United States Free Trade Agreements
  • United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement
  • United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
  • North American Free Trade Agreement
  • United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement
  • African Growth and Opportunity Act
  • Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act
  • United States-Israel Free Trade Area
  • Andean Trade Preference Act or Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act
  • United States-Jordan Free Trade Area Implementation Act
  • Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act
  • United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
  • United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
  • United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement
  • United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement

To speak with one of our specialists about your needs or for more information about these services, please contact our office.