SCF Workforce Solutions Offers Import Basics Seminar

(Bradenton, Fla., Feb. 12, 2019)State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is offering an import basics seminar in conjunction with the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County and Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation, 8 a.m. to noon Mar. 22 at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E. The instructor is available to answer questions following the class.

The half-day seminar will discuss the role of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in international transactions. Participants will learn the basics of importing and import compliance for both small importers and corporations managing the import/export process, including best practices, import declarations and government agencies with an interest in the importation of goods.

The seminar is designed to help importers gain awareness of their role in ensuring informed compliance required by the CBP, determining the total cost of imported goods, opportunities to save on tariffs and resources available to assist with the importing process. The cost is $49.

To register, visit and select Specialized Training from the Professional Development menu on the left. For information, contact Lee Kotwicki at or 941-363-7218.


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