The declarant is the person “responsible” for the import. He must ensure the goods are legitimate, correctly valued and declared upon import - this includes customs debt, accuracy of the information given in the declaration, the authenticity of the documents presented and the compliance with all obligations.
Prepare customs documentation and ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods. Determine and track duties and taxes payable and process payments on behalf of client. Coordinate transportation and storage of imported goods.