We have learned that, in the very near future, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin carefully auditing imports of goods subject to Section 301 duties. As a result, importers may see an increase in the number of Requests for Information (CF 28s); these requests will be based on inconsistencies related to reclassification, changed countries of origins, and valuation decreases. Electronics classified in chapters 84 and 85 of the HTS will likely face the brunt of this early scrutiny, due to the history of these products being predominately duty-free, and concerns surrounding intellectual property rights.... Read more at https://www.shapiro.com/alerts/section-301-import-audits-are-coming/