Customs Service

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Noun1.Customs Service - the agency of the Treasury Department that enforces import tariffsCustoms Service - the agency of the Treasury Department that enforces import tariffs
Department of the Treasury, Treasury Department, United States Treasury, Treasury - the federal department that collects revenue and administers federal finances; the Treasury Department was created in 1789
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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The father de Barral whatever his origins retired from the Customs Service (tide-waiter I think), and started lending money in a very, very small way in the East End to people connected with the docks, stevedores, minor barge-owners, ship-chandlers, tally clerks, all sorts of very small fry.
We propose to strengthen this department, and separate from the State Customs Service and trasfer it to the National Security Committee, which is more reliable, subjects to the President, and creates an image of the state," he explained.
Summary: Tetouan - Police and customs services seized, on Friday at Bab Sebta (north of Morocco), 20 kg of cannabis resin (locally known as Chira), a source from the customs service said.
Under the guidance of the (central) Bank of Algeria, a secure on-line system of control has been set up between banks and the database of the customs service to monitor all import operations," he added, quoted by the official APS news agency.
Officers from Revenue's Customs Service at Rosslare Europort discovered EUR91,000 when they questioned a man in his 40s.
RIGA -- Russia's Federal Customs Service has decided to impose stricter control regulations on Latvian trucking companies, saying the move is necessary to protect Russia's commercial interests, reports news agency LETA.
Description : The project will consistently contribute to EU border protection by improving the competencies and the operational mobility of the Polish Customs Service Mobile Groups of 4 Voivodeships located at the external EU-borders.
The Ninth Circuit has held that the Mead decision requires lower courts to give Skidmore deference to revenue rulings because they are closely akin to Customs Service tariff rulings, to which the Mead Court applied the Skidmore deference standard; see Omohundro, 300 F3d 1065 (9th Cir.
Customs Service, Office of Investigations, where he has worked for the past 25 years.
Customs Service and Department of Commerce who provided an introductory brief on a new systems development effort entitled Automated Commercial Environment -- International Trade Data System (ACE-ITDS).
Grubb & Ellis Company, one of the leading providers of integrated real estate services, announced that working closely with the United States Customs Service ("USCS") and the General Services Administration ("GSA"), it has arranged a long-term lease of 266,327 SF at 601 West 26th St.
Customs Service shifts from interdicting smugglers to preventing terrorism.

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