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Byrnes Customs Power of Attorney and Service Agreement

To transact Customs business on your behalf we are required by Customs to have a valid Power of Attorney in our possession. In Consideration of extending credit for services and/or incidental disbursements Byrnes shall decide to which open account items importer's remittances are applied. OUR INVOICES REPRESENT ACTUAL CASH OUTLAYS, THEREFORE, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT WE RECEIVE YOUR CHECKS TIMELY. LATE PAYMENTS WILL INCUR CUSTOMS PENALTIES. Please note that comments, classification or other opinions offered by our staff during the routine processing of shipments will be based on whatever information is available to them at that time. These comments, classifications or other opinions are not binding and require verification for compliance to avoid potential liability with US Customs. Adequate review, required under the "Reasonable Care" guidelines has not been undertaken and needs to be performed separate from the time of routine import or export transactions. Please contact our Compliance office by e-mail: compliance@byrnesglobal.com for details or to schedule required processing.

(1) Check appropriate box: What's this? Corporation or LLC Partnership Sole Proprietorship Individual
(2) IRS/EIN Employer Number: What's this? Suffix
or (3) SSN: What's this?
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That, (4) What's this?

Full Name of corporation, or person(s)

a corporation doing business under the laws of the State of (5) What's this?
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doing business as (7) What's this?
residing at (8) What's this?
having an office and place of business at (9) What's this?
  hereby constitutes and appoints W. J. BYRNES & CO. to act through any of its licensed officers or any employee specifically authorized to act for such customs broker by power of attorney as a true and lawful agent and attorney of the grantor named above for and in the name, place, and stead of said grantor from this date and in all Customs Districts, and in no other name, to make, endorse, sign, declare, or swear to any entry, withdrawal, declaration, certificate, bill of lading, carnet or other document required by law or regulation in connection with the importation, transportation, or exportation of any merchandise shipped or consigned by or to said grantor; to perform any act or condition which may be required by law or regulation in connection with such merchandise; to receive any merchandise deliverable to said grantor;

To make endorsements on bills of lading conferring authority to transfer title, make entry or collect drawback, and to make, sign, declare, or swear to any statement, supplemental statement, schedule, supplemental schedule, certificate of delivery, certificate of manufacture, certificate of manufacture and delivery, abstract of manufacturing records, declaration of proprietor on drawback entry, declaration of exporter on drawback entry, or any other affidavit or document which may be required by law or regulation for drawback purposes, regardless of whether such a bill of lading, sworn statement, schedule, certificate, abstract, declaration, or other affidavit or document is intended for filing in any customs district;

To sign, seal and deliver for and as the act of said grantor any bond required by law or regulation in connection with the entry or withdrawal of imported merchandise or merchandise exported with or without benefit of drawback, or in connection with the entry, clearance, lading, unlading or navigation of any vessel or other means of conveyance owned or operated by said grantor, and any and all bonds which may be voluntarily given and accepted under applicable laws and regulations, consignee's and owner's declarations provided for in section 485, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, or affidavits in connection with entry of merchandise; To sign and swear to any document and to perform any act that may be necessary or required by law or regulation in connection with the entering, clearing, lading, unlading, or operation of any vessel or other means of conveyance owned or operated by said grantor; To authorize other Customs Brokers to act as grantor's agent; to receive, endorse and collect checks issued for Customs duty refunds in grantor's name drawn on the Treasurer of the United States; if the grantor is a nonresident of the United States, to accept service of process on behalf of the grantor

And generally to transact at the customhouses in any district any and all customs business, including making, signing, and filing of protests under section 514 of the Tariff Act of 1930, in which said grantor is or may be concerned or interested and which may properly be transacted or performed by an agent and attorney, giving to said agent and attorney full power and authority to do anything whatever requisite and necessary to be done in the premises as fully as said grantor could do if present and acting, hereby ratifying and confirming all that the said agent and attorney shall lawfully do by virtue of these presents; the foregoing power of attorney to remain in full force and effect until notice of revocation in writing is duly given to and received by a District Director of Customs. If the donor of this power of attorney is a partnership, the said power shall in no case have any force or effect after the expiration of 2 years from the date of its execution.

The undersigned further authorizes W.J.Byrnes & Co. in his name and on his behalf, to act as Forwarding Agent for export control and Customs purposes from this day forward until revoked; to prepare any export documents, to sign and accept any documents relating to our exports tendered in accordance with the conditions of carriage and the tariffs of the carriers employed. The shipper guarantees payment of all prepaid charges timely and any collect charges in the event the consignee refuses payment.

If you are the importer of record, payment to the broker will not relieve you of liability for Customs charges (duties, taxes or other debts owed Customs) in the event the charges are not paid by the broker. Therefore, if you pay by check, Customs charges may be paid with a separate check payable to the "U.S. Customs Service" which shall be delivered to Customs by the broker.

Importers who wish to utilize this procedure must contact our office in advance to arrange timely receipt of duty check.

Client understands and agrees to the Terms of Conditions of Service which are available on this web site and are incorporated herein and made part of this agreement.

In consideration of the services rendered or to be rendered by W. J. Byrnes & Co and in witness of the said (10) What's this?
has caused these presents to be signed (11) What's this?

Please email to ncp@byrnesglobal.com a legible copy of the signer's driver's license or other photo ID or mail a printed copy bearing a signature that is obviously original.

Printed name:

(Please note that by signing in the space above you are attesting to the fact that you have the authority to bind the entity identified in block 4 above unless an individual)

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