Classification: Toys, Games, & Festive Articles
Webinar: 1.5 CCS Credits
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 Classification: Toys, Games, & Festive Articles. This webinar will cover the following topics:
- Toys and toy sets of 9503
- “Dual use” toys, composite goods, and junior editions (“amusement” versus “utility”)
- Festive standards of 9505
- Special provisions for excluded festive goods
- Sports equipment and protective sports gear
- Parts and Accessories of Ch. 95 goods
- Recent developments (e.g. electronic educational devices)
Note: * 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.