Harmonized Tariff Schedule

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Harmonized Tariff Schedule

The classification of tariffs for goods and services imported by the United States. For example, in 2010, the schedule stated that live chickens weighing less than 186 grams were subject to a 0.9 cent duty upon entry. The numeric codes for goods and services upon which the Schedule is based come from the Harmonized Code, which is a global nomenclature system for goods and services that countries import and export. The Harmonized Tariff Schedule went into effect in 1989.
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The court held that the Customs Service's classification ruling did not warrant the deference owed to regulations that "fill [] a gap or define [] a term" of an ambiguous HTSUS provision.
express terms of the HTSUS, including the relevant legal notes.
under HTSUS heading 4407, which applies to most lumber exceeding six
Importer Canex imported lumber into the United States under HTSUS heading 4418.
30, HTSUS, at a duty rate of 14 percent; leather gloves for "other persons" are classified under heading 4203.
While the customs decisions issued by the Federal Circuit and the Court of International Trade largely addressed the classification or valuation of imported goods under the HTSUS, one case decided by the Federal Circuit, Hartford Fire Ins.
32) It is sufficient to note that plaintiff, proceeding pro se, argued that its imported bikes/karts/scooters should be classified as "toys" and not "vehicles," claiming them to be duty-free as "wheeled toys designed to be ridden by children" under HTSUS subheading 9501, rather than dutiable as "Vehicles Other Than Railway or Tramway Rolling-Stock, and Parts and Accessories Thereof" (33) as determined by Customs under chapter 87.