After you see the kids off to their first days of school, take some time to brush up on your own education! Whether you are new to tariff classification or a veteran classifier, an in-house customs compliance professional or a customs broker, it’s always good to get back to the basics. This webinar breaks down the classification process into simple steps that are guaranteed to help you evaluate the classification of your goods and comply with importer and broker requirements. It will also address some recent developments, including some very new and fairly new tariff provisions (e.g., 2012 HTSUS, Footwear, Monitors) and note some common pitfalls.
- A Classification Road Map
- Applying the General Rules of Interpretation
- Identifying Areas of Risk for In-House Reviews
- Desktop Classification Resources
Deborah Stern is a Senior Associate 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. Formerly a senior attorney with US customs and Border Protection, where she handled domestic and international tariff classification matters, she has substantial experience in almost every product area of the tariff schedule.