Case Studies

There’s Nothing Quite Like a Government Refund Check.

Proper classification at the time of importation is critical. The…

Proper classification at the time of importation is critical. The tariff has tens of thousands of numbers and some items are specifically provided for while others are left more vague. Getting it right requires an understanding of the General Rules of Interpretation (GRI’s), Section Notes, Chapter Notes and in some…

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When a garment isn’t a garment…

Importers can submit samples of merchandise to Customs to request…

Importers can submit samples of merchandise to Customs to request a binding ruling. A binding ruling means that the classification of the merchandise is “locked in,” and regardless of what port of entry is used, local CBP officers cannot express their disagreement that the goods should be classified elsewhere, usually…

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