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These two or three-day Advanced Classification Courses contains intensive study and practical exercises that will take your knowledge of the General Rules of Interpretation (GRI) to the next level. An in depth approach will be taken to ensure that participants are adequately trained to defend their questions and learn how to access and use Canadian Customs rulings, WCO rulings, Explanatory Notes and the Compendium. We also review penalty cases, analyze what went wrong and how it can be avoided.

For current Certified Classification Specialists™ (CCLS™) who enroll, this course will fulfill your annual re-certification requirements. Every CCLS™ holder is eligible to submit two product requests that may be used as part of the defense questions during the class.

This course is open to participants of all levels of expertise. Our methodology will quickly bring beginners to an experienced level, and higher qualified classifiers to experts in this area.

We offer the following Advanced Classification courses:

This 3-day Advanced Classification course addresses the issues facing machinery and parts importers and exporters. Focusing on the General Rules of Interpretation and using a unique methodology for defending your answers globally, participants will learn how to present and defend their HTS classification process with suppliers, related parties, and Customs officials.

This workshop features intensive study and practical exercises that will take your knowledge of the General Rules of Interpretation (GRI) to the next level. An in-depth approach will be taken to ensure that participants are adequately trained to defend their questions.

For current Certified Classification Specialists (CCLS) who enroll, this course will fulfill your annual re-certification requirements. Each CCLS holder is eligible to submit two product requests that may be used as part of the defense questions during the class.

Program Overview:

  • General Rules of Interpretation and how to properly apply them
  • Framework of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule
  • Intensive review of HTS Chapters 84 and 85 including a detailed discussion of their key subheadings that cover electronics and machinery
  • Review of relevant informed compliance publications for machinery, electronics and parts
  • Machine product coverage of the mysterious HTS Heading 8479
  • Electronics product coverage of the mysterious HTS Heading 8543
  • Detailed review of section and chapter notes specific to the industries making or importing machinery and electronics
  • When to classify an article "eo nomine"
  • The "problem" Chapter 84 and 85 headings for many importers of machinery and electronics
  • How to defend your classification globally, when working with suppliers, related parties or Customs officials
  • How to access and use Canadian Customs rulings, WCO rulings, Explanatory Notes, the Compendium
  • How to resolve different HTS Classification findings by colleagues located in different countries
  • How to confirm an article as a part, accessory or part of general use, to ensure proper classification
  • The hierarchy of parts classification under the HTS
  • How to write a Customs Ruling Request and successfully advocate a specific classification to CBP
  • Review penalty cases involving machinery, electronics, and parts

 

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June 05, 2019 Houston, TX

 

 

 

"Excellent course - I feel that I will be taking more knowledge back to my company."

 

Classification Specialist
Stanley Black & Decker Inc

 

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