Classification: Parts, Session 2
Webinar: 1.5 CCS Credit
Understanding how to interpret the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. is essential in determining duty rates, preference eligibility, and overall costs for imported goods. Moreover, importers have a legal obligation to exercise reasonable care in classifying their goods. Whether you are a novice** or veteran classifier, an in-house customs compliance professional or a customs broker, our 2016 topic-based classification series can help you improve your classification skills, avoid common pitfalls in these areas and learn some best practices.
This month’s topic is Parts Classification, Session 2. Session 2 will cover the following topics:
- Recap of Parts Definitions
- Recap of Parts Legal Notes and Additional Rule of Interpretation 1(c)
- Parts vs. Constituent Material
- When material lengths are classified as parts
- When parts are classified by constituent material
- Unusual Parts Classification Case Studies
- Classification of Accessories
- Accessory Rulings and Decisions
- Desktop “Cheat Sheet”
Note: *This is a two-part series, please click here to purchase Classification: Parts, Session 1 in our On-Demand Library. Attend both sessions and receive 20% off of Session 1; use discount code STERN-PARTS1 when checking out.
**Although the program is appropriate for novice classifiers, we recommend that you complete Classification: 101 before attending this webinar; please click here to register.
Deborah Stern is a Member in the Import and Export Practice Group of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office. Ms. Stern advises domestic and multinational clients on both U.S. and foreign customs compliance and other trade matters. She concentrates her practice in traditional customs areas, such as tariff classification, seizures and penalties, country of origin marking, valuation, trademark infringement, broker compliance, bonded warehouses, government procurement, trade preference programs and free trade agreements, as well as the World Customs Organization’s Harmonized System. With special emphasis in the high-tech sector, she has substantial experience in almost every product area of the tariff schedule.