Definitions for "Customhouse Broker"
A person or company licensed to enter and clear goods through Customs.
A person or firm, licensed by the Treasury Department, engaged in entering and clearing goods through Customs. The duties of a broker include preparing the entry blank and filing it; advising the importer on duties to be paid; advancing duties and other costs; and, arranging for delivery to his client, his trucking firm, or other carrier.
a person who is licensed by the Treasury Department to conduct Customs business on behalf of others