SECOND RESOLUTION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE 2020 GENERAL FOREIGN TRADE RULES AND SCHEDULES

Mexico City, October, 2020

On Monday, October 26, 2020, the Second Resolution of Amendments to the 2020 General Foreign Trade Rules and schedules 1, 1-A, 19, 22 and 26 thereto was published in the Federal Official Gazette. (“FOG”). This Second Resolution includes changes to general provisions and actions prior to clearance, entry, exit and control of goods and customs regimes.

We will refer only to the changes made to the grounds for suspension from the Specific Sector Importers’ Registry and the amendment relating to the Sector Exporters’ Registry.

Particularly, the amendments to the Specific Sector Importers’ Registry are only applicable to Sector 2, relating to “Radioactive and Nuclear materials”, Sector 9 “Cigarettes” and Sector 9 “Gold, Silver and Copper”, for which companies registered in such Sectors are now required to submit the notices described in the following comparative table to the AGSC (General Administration of Taxpayer Services) instead of to the ACOP (AGSC’s Registries Operation Central Office) as before.

With regard to companies that are part of the Specific Exporters’ Registry, a request to cancel registration in such Specific Exporters’ Registry, previously filed as provided under Section C, of the “Instructions to file for registration in the sector exporters’ registry (Rule 1.3.7.)”, of the “Registration authorization for Sector Exporters’ registry (Rule 1.3.7.)” of Schedule 1, must now be filed as provided under procedure form 143/LA of Schedule 1-A

The above-mentioned amendments are effective as of October 27, 2020.

Causes for suspension in registries

2020 General Foreign Trade Rules

 

 

 

Date of Publication in the FOG: June 30, 2020

Second Resolution of Amendments to the 2020 General Foreign Trade Rules and schedules 1, 1-A, 19, 22 and 26.

 

Date of Publication in the FOG: October 26, 2020

XXXVI.    Are registered in Sector 2 “Radioactive and Nuclear" of Section A, Schedule 10 and the Energy Ministry’s (SENER) National Commission on Nuclear Safety and Safeguards, notifies the ACOP that any of the licenses or authorizations, as applicable, indicated in the "Requirements" Section of procedure form 6/LA of Schedule 1-A, were suspended or cancelled.

 

 

XXXVII. Are registered in Sector 9 "Cigarettes" of Section A, Schedule 10 and Federal Commission on Health Risk Protection (COFEPRIS), notifies ACOP that the health license granted to importers was suspended, cancelled or revoked, or where an importers’ registered address with COFEPRIS is not the same as that registered with the Tax Administration Service. Also, where the cigarette brands to be imported into the country are not classified under Schedule 11 of the Annual Tax Amendments (RMF).

 

XLII. Are registered in Sector 9 "Gold, silver and copper", of Section B, Schedule 10, and export goods classified in tariff lines 7404.00.01, 7404.00.02 and 7404.00.99, without complying with subparagraph d), paragraph 4, "Requirements" section of Section A, of the "Instructions to file for Registration Authorization in the Sector Exporters’ Registry (Rule 1.3.7.)" of the "Registration Authorization in the sector exporters’ registry (Rule 1.3.7.)" of Schedule 1.

 

Where the ACOP becomes aware of any incurrence in any of the causes referred under Article 84 of the Regulations or of any under this rule, within the following 5 days it will notify the cause of the immediate suspension, through the Tax Mailbox or other forms of contact, to the parties registered in the Importers’ Registry or , as applicable, Specific Sectors Importers’ Registry; and through the Tax Mailbox or in terms of Article 134 of the Federal Tax Code, any taxpayers registered in the Sector Exporters’ Registry.

 

Any party may voluntarily request the cancellation of registration in the Importers’ Registry, or as applicable, the Specific Sectors Importers’ Registry following the corresponding procedure through Mi portal on the Tax Administration System’s webpage. Cancellation in the Sector Exporters’ registry must be requested through ACOP, in accordance with the provisions of Section C, of the “Instructions to file for Registration in the Sector Exporters’ Registry (Rule 1.3.7.)" of the "Registration Authorization in the sector exporters’ registry (Rule 1.3.7.)" of Schedule 1.

XXXVI.    Are registered in Sector 2 “Radioactive and Nuclear" of Section A, Schedule 10 and the Energy Ministry’s (SENER) National Commission on Nuclear Safety and Safeguards, notifies theAGSC, that any of the licenses or authorizations, as applicable, indicated in the Section “Which Requirements do I need to meet” of procedure form 6/LA of Schedule 1-A, were suspended or cancelled.

 

XXXVII. Are registered in Sector 9 "Cigarettes" of Section A, Schedule 10 and Federal Commission on Health Risk Protection (COFEPRIS), notifies AGSC, that the health license granted to importers was suspended, cancelled or revoked, or where an importers’ registered address with COFEPRIS is not the same as that registered with the Tax Administration Service. Also, where the cigarette brands to be imported into the country are not classified under Schedule 11 of the Annual Tax Amendments (RMF).

 

XLII. Are registered in Sector 9 "Gold, silver and copper", of Section B, Schedule 10, and export goods classified in tariff lines 7404.00.01, 7404.00.02 and 7404.00.99, without complying with subparagraph d), paragraph 4, in connection with paragraph 3, Which requirements do I need to meet?” of procedure form 141/LA of Schedule 1-A.

 

                                                                                          

Where the ACOP becomes aware of any incurrence in any of the causes referred under Article 84 of the Regulations or of any under this rule, within the following 5 days it will notify the cause of the immediate suspension, through the Tax Mailbox or other forms of contact, to the parties registered in the Importers’ Registry or , as applicable, Specific Sectors Importers’ Registry; and through the Tax Mailbox or in terms of Article 134 of the Federal Tax Code, any taxpayers registered in the Sector Exporters’ Registry.


Any party may voluntarily request the cancellation of registration in the Importers’ Registry, or as applicable, the Specific Sectors Importers’ Registry following the corresponding procedure through Mi portal on the Tax Administration System’s webpage. Cancellation in the Sector Exporters’ registry must be requested in accordance with procedure form 143/LA of Schedule 1-A.

 

 

 

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