Information, deadlines and resource documents for U.S. trade and tariff actions and the responses by the rest of the world.
Internationally recognized trade compliance training.
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.
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DEBORAH B. STERN is a Partner, Advisory Committee with Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office. A former senior attorney with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 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, 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.