Entry Date Information
If the release date is later than what was previously shown on the log screen Cargo Release Processing will update the release date under the following conditions:
Action 22 (RELEASE DATE UPDATE) on an R5 record follows an R5 with:
Note: ACS allows users to correct an entry date when the actual entry date is other than the U.S. Customs release date. Customs uses the revised date to compute the timeliness of entry summary presentation. The revised date has no effect on duty computations.
The date used in all calculations is determined as follows:
Note: For duty, tax, and fee computations (except HMF) on quota entries and warehouse
withdrawals, ACS ignores the IT date and begins the sequence at the entry date.
Source: CATAIR ENS-12
To force a specific date to be used as the Estimated Entry Date for Customs (such as at the end of the year to use next years rates):
On the Log Screen put the Estimated Entry Date in the PRESENT field and E in the ELECT? field.