Webinar: 2 CCS Credits
Understanding how to interpret the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. is essential in determining duty rates and preference program eligibility for imported goods. Moreover, importers have an obligation to exercise reasonable care when classifying imports under the HTSUS and may incur fines, penalties and delays in customs clearance if they fail to meet this standard. Whether you are a novice or veteran classifier, an in-house customs compliance professional or a customs broker, our classification webinars can help you improve your classification skills and avoid common pitfalls.
- classification road map
- General Rules of Interpretation
- hot classification topics
- qualifying under an FTA tariff shift rule
- exercising reasonable care
Deborah Stern is a member in the Import and Export Practice Group of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., and 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.