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Customs Classification

Find the correct HS commodity code for your products

  • Ended
  • 400 British pounds
  • Online Meetup

Service Description

Choosing the correct commodity code for your product can be difficult and confusing. Getting it wrong can be costly, causing delays, loss of cash and make. Chose the right code and save costs, time and expand your business. Using fun and stimulating exercises, let us break down complexities and help you unleash your inner classification warrior. Join our training which covers the WCO's Harmonised System, the EU's Combined Nomenclature/TARIC and the UK Global Tariff, together with their annual revisions. You will discover how to "construct" the code, and understand why you and your supplier/customer in a different country may have a divergent HS codes and what to do about it. “Very intuitive, well explained and motivating to learn despite the topic's complexity. The slides backup, along with Arne's clear vocal guidance, made it very smooth”. Elyes P., Indirect Tax Manager AGENDA PART 1: Introduction • Explanation and importance of the Tariff • How a commodity code is made up PART 2: Tariffs of the World – Examples • WCO Harmonised System • Effective use of TARIC • The EU’s Combined Nomenclature • UK Global Tariff • A quick look over the pond – examples US and Canada PART 3: Understanding General Rules of Interpretation • The importance of Section Notes and Chapter Notes • How to classify if goods are incomplete or unfinished, or unassembled/disassembled • What if the goods are mixtures or combinations? • What to do if goods are classifiable under two or more headings • Mixtures and composite goods • Goods put up in sets for retail sale • How to manage packaging and cases PART 4: Tools to help you classify correctly • Advance Tariff Rulings / Binding Tariff Information • Classification Guidance • Explanatory Notes • Court Decisions • Tribunal Decisions • Other Customs Authorities Decision PART 5: What to do with… • Classifying parts and accessories • Classifying sets, machine parts and more PART 6: Hands-On Examples and Test Your Knowledge

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66 Long Lane, Barbican, London, UK

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