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Wednesday June 16th. Come Join us for:

How to Prepare for a RASA, a Focused Assessment & Other CBP Audits From the Perspective of a Former CBP Auditor & Audit Supervisor

  • How can you, as a broker, help your clients prepare for a CBP RASA, Audit, or FA?
  • What can an Importer expect if targeted for a CBP RASA, Audit, or FA?
  • Which Importers does CBP target? Will your company likely be on the audit list?
  • How to effectively prepare for an audit (e.g., risk assessments, internal reviews, general ledger accounting information)
  • Understand what Customs’ focus will be when auditing your company; what are they really looking for?
  • What should your priorities be upon receipt of an audit notice?
  • What common pitfalls do importers face when responding to an audit questionnaire?
  • How ACE data can make or break you during an audit

The webinar will be conducted by Cindy Deleon, founder of Deleon Trade LLC, and former Auditor and Assistant Field Director with U.S. Customs Regulatory Audit, Chicago field office. Cindy has over 25 years of experience in trade, customs compliance and auditing. She has an Accounting/Audit degree and loves to share her practical experience with examples, tips, and tools.


  • How to Prepare for an Audit
     June 16, 2021
     1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



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About Merit Pardo

Merit Tremper is a member of the Chicago Customs Broker and Forwarders Association (CCBFA) board of Directors serving as the Committee Co-Chair for Education, the Committee Co-Chair for the website and the membership committee. She is a member of the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA), is the Area 5 Representative to the Board of Directors and sits on the Transportation Committee, Domestic Transportation Working Group, Drawback Committee, Air Freight Subcommittee and Customs Committees. Merit is also the co-chair on the CESAC NVOCC Committee.