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Charlotte Regional Partnership
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550 South Caldwell Street, Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202

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Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) Savings Calculator

Please use the following calculator to estimate your company’s potential savings by operating with foreign-trade zone status.
    
VALUE OF ANNUAL FOREIGN DUTIABLE INVENTORY $
AVERAGE DUTY RATE ON DUTIABLE IMPORTS %
AVERAGE DUTY RATE ON FINISHED PRODUCTS
(Product that is produced using the imports)
Note: Provide only if it is lower than rate in question #2; otherwise enter same rate as listed in question #2.
%
 
NUMBER OF ANNUAL INVENTORY TURNS  
 
PERCENT OF ANNUAL DAMAGED/SCRAPPED DUTIABLE FOREIGN INVENTORY %
 
PERCENT OF ANNUAL DUTIABLE FOREIGN INVENTORY THAT IS RE-EXPORTED %
 
VALUE OF ANNUAL FOREIGN INVENTORY FURTHER PROCESSED AND ENTERED FOR CONSUMPTION
(note: if no foreign inventory is further processed/subject to inverted tariffs, please enter 0)
$
 
THE FOLLOWING SECTION SHOULD ONLY BE COMPLETED IF YOUR COMPANY FILES MORE THAN 52 CUSTOMS ENTRIES ANNUALLY. IF 52 OR LESS CUSTOMS ENTRIES ARE FILED ANNUALLY, MPF SAVINGS USING WEEKLY ENTRY AND CUSTOMS BROKER FEE SAVINGS USING WEEKLY ENTRY DO NOT APPLY. SKIP TO "TOTAL SAVINGS" SECTION TO SEE SAVINGS.    
NUMBER OF CUSTOMS ENTRIES FILED ANNUALLY  
NUMBER OF CUSTOMS ENTRIES FILED UNDER WEEKLY ENTRY  
     
AMOUNT OF CUSTOMS BROKER FEES PER ENTRY $
     
 
CURRENT ANNUAL DUTY PAID WITHOUT UTILIZING FTZ BENEFITS $
 
TOTAL SAVINGS
 
EXPORT SAVINGS $
SCRAP AND WASTE SAVINGS $
ONE-TIME DEFERRAL BENEFIT (CALC IN 1ST YEAR SAVINGS ONLY) $
INTEREST SAVINGS ON ONE-TIME DEFERRAL (CALC IN FUTURE YEARS ONLY) $
INVERTED TARIFF SAVINGS $
MPF SAVINGS USING WEEKLY ENTRY $
CUSTOMS BROKER FEE SAVINGS USING WEEKLY ENTRY $
 
THE BOTTOM LINE
 
GROSS FIRST YEAR SAVINGS $
GROSS FUTURE YEAR SAVINGS $
GROSS THREE YEAR SAVINGS $
GROSS FIVE YEAR SAVINGS $
 
Information Supplied by Rockefeller Group Foreign Trade Zone Services
 

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Disclaimer Provision
Any and all explanatory or sample material provided in this website (such as the “FTZ Calculator”) are intended to provide general information regarding the Foreign Trade Zone and are not to be relied on for purposes other than as examples of the concepts being conveyed.  Particular application of any of these concepts to a specific company or situation will be wholly dependent on the applicable facts and circumstances.