Indirect Tax Group holds public seminar on CMTA

The Indirect Tax Group led by Tax Partner and Indirect Tax/Global Trade and Customs Head, Mark Tamayo (MPT), conducted a public seminar entitled “Customs Updates: A Seminar on the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA) and A Workshop in Handling Customs Audits.” Held last 12 May, the seminar involved discussions on the CMTA, the World Trade Organization Rules on Valuation, managing customs audits (both at the border and during post-entry/clearance) and customs best practices.


Aside from MPT, speakers included Tax Partner Lucil Vicerra (LQV), Senior Directors Victor de Dios, Arlyn Sarmiento-Sy and Ma. Luz Victoria Ballesteros, and Director Jan Manuelle Reyes. The seminar was organized and facilitated by Tax Associate Director Jo Ann Marie Casio, and was attended by importer-clients from various industries.