Upcoming Webinars in the Series:
Apparel Classification Series: The Basics
Webinar: 1.5 CCS Credits
If your company imports wearing apparel and need expert guidance sorting through the many layers of customs rules and regulations, then this webinar series is meant for you! Learn how to classify wearing apparel under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule in five sessions. In this five-part series, Tom Gould will review a variety of apparel samples and discuss the specific features that US Customs and Border Protection focuses on when determining the correct HTS classification and duty rate. The first webinar in the series will cover the basics of Apparel Classification.
- Knit v. Woven
- Gender & Age
- Definitions and Terminology
- Stitch Counting for knit Tops
- Fiber Content & Composition
- Other vegetable fibers
- Man-made fibers
- Silk, Wool & Animal Hair
- Mixture of 2 or more Fibers
TOM GOULD is Senior Director, Customs and International Trade, for Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. He is based in Los Angeles, where he has been involved with the international trade community since 1989, and is affiliated with ST&R’s San Francisco office. Mr. Gould joined ST&R after running his own customs consulting business in the L.A. area for more than a decade. A licensed customs broker and certified customs specialist, he regularly advises clients on customs and international trade compliance matters, classification, origin determination, qualification for free trade agreements and special duty reduction programs, product safety and supply chain security. He works with retailers, importers and exporters of textiles, wearing apparel, footwear and consumer electronics, among others.