Classification: Parts, Session 1
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 Parts Classification, Session 1. Session 1 will cover the following topics:
- Parts Definitions
- Parts in legal text (and conspicuous absences therefrom!)
- Principal Use for Parts
- Parts Legal Notes, Additional US Rule of Interpretation 1(c), “Part of a Part”
- Parts of General Use, Similar Articles of Plastic, other materials
- Recent Rulings and Decisions
- Desktop “Cheat Sheet”
Note: This is a two-part series, please click here register now for Classification: Parts, Session 2 (Thursday, May 26, 2016).
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.