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Letter From CEO (Jamie Rodgers): Infectious Disease Response

Letter From CEO (Jamie Rodgers): Infectious Disease Response

We here at JM Rodgers have always taken security and disaster recovery extremely seriously. For many years, we have had a comprehensive disaster recovery plan in place to ensure that we will stay in operation when our clients need us most, and we have used it to great effect to persevere through small disruptions to major disaster events. Our Disaster Recovery Plan covers an epidemic infectious disease control.

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Letter From CEO (Jamie Rodgers): Customs’ big haul

Letter From CEO (Jamie Rodgers): Customs’ big haul

US Customs can count 2019 as a record year. Recently Customs and Border Protection released a report that last year, aided by the new tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration, they increased the number of duties, taxes, and fees they collected by 73% from 2018 to total for more than $80.7 billion for the entire year.

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Letter From CEO (Jamie Rodgers): The Continuing Evolution of TFTEA Duty Drawback

Letter From CEO (Jamie Rodgers): The Continuing Evolution of TFTEA Duty Drawback

The rules and regulations that govern duty drawback under TFTEA are continuing to evolve years after its passage. Just a few days ago, a pivotal lawsuit about specific provisions in TFTEA’s drawback rule, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) vs. The United States resulted in a decision that enshrined the practice of “double drawback,” a specific kind of refund that could be pursued for wine imports and exports, against the proposed regulations Customs had offered.

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