Share with your friends

CBP notices: Processing certain drawbacks, reconciliation entries via ACE

Processing drawbacks, reconciliation entries via ACE

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released two notices for publication in the Federal Register concerning the Automatic Commercial Environment (ACE).


Related content

One general notice [PDF 208 KB] announces that beginning February 24, 2018, ACE will be the sole electronic data interchange system authorized by CBP for processing certain electronic drawback filings—specifically NAFTA drawbacks and non-TFTEA* drawbacks. The notice also announces the deployment of a new ACE filing code system for all electronic drawback filings.

A second general notice [PDF 208 KB] announces that effective February 24, 2018, the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test regarding reconciliation will become operational, and that the program will transition to ACE. Therefore, as of February 24, reconciliation entries must be filed via ACE.


For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs practice:

Douglas Zuvich | +1 (312) 665-1022 |

Andrew Siciliano | +1 (631) 425-6057 |

* Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

© 2019 KPMG LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership and the U.S. member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved.

KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”) is a Swiss entity. Member firms of the KPMG network of independent firms are affiliated with KPMG International. KPMG International provides no client services. No member firm has any authority to obligate or bind KPMG International or any other member firm vis-à-vis third parties, nor does KPMG International have any such authority to obligate or bind any member firm.

The KPMG logo and name are trademarks of KPMG International. KPMG International is a Swiss cooperative that serves as a coordinating entity for a network of independent member firms. KPMG International provides no audit or other client services. Such services are provided solely by member firms in their respective geographic areas. KPMG International and its member firms are legally distinct and separate entities. They are not and nothing contained herein shall be construed to place these entities in the relationship of parents, subsidiaries, agents, partners, or joint venturers. No member firm has any authority (actual, apparent, implied or otherwise) to obligate or bind KPMG International or any member firm in any manner whatsoever. The information contained in herein is of a general nature and is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. Although we endeavor to provide accurate and timely information, there can be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received or that it will continue to be accurate in the future. No one should act on such information without appropriate professional advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation. For more information, contact KPMG's Federal Tax Legislative and Regulatory Services Group at: + 1 202 533 4366, 1801 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006.

Connect with us


Want to do business with KPMG?


loading image Request for proposal