Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Notice of Adjustment of the Merchandise Processing Fee in 2019
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) for fiscal year 2019 will adjust and increase various user fees. Of particular note is the increase in the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF).
The increase in MPF is reflected below:
Minimum – $26.22 up from 25.67
Maximum – $508.70 up from 497.99
Informal – $2.10 up from 2.05
The rate of 0.3464% remains unchanged
The Federal Register Notice published today states the adjusted amounts of customs COBRA user fees and their corresponding limitations set forth in this notice for Fiscal Year 2019 are required as of October 1, 2018.