Classification Webinar

PAEI and Tuttle Law

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Harmonized Tariff Classifications Chapters 84, 85 & 90:
What Every Import Professional Needs to Know

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
9:00 to 10:30 am PDT (Noon to 1:30 pm, EDT)

Tariff classification is a basic and fundamental skill necessary for customs brokers, as well as the importing and exporting community. Join us for an in-depth look at Chapters 84, 85 and 90 of the HTS. 

Topics under discussion include:

  • The Carborundum Factors – Determining What Class the Imported Merchandise Belongs to
  • What is “Essential Character”?
  • How to determine the correct tariff for composite goods
  • Correctly classifying kits
  • The special challenges in classifying multifunctional machines
  • Other classification issues specific to Chapters 84, 85 and 90 goods

Import professionals of all skill levels will benefit from this webinar.

Speaker:  George R. Tuttle, III, attorney with Tuttle Law. He has been in practice for over 30 year specializing in Customs and international trade regulation. He works with both small and large companies, as well as customs brokers and freight forwarders on import and export related matters. Mr. Tuttle assists companies determine correct product classifications and customs values, duty preference eligibility, obtain rulings, contest adverse administrative determinations by Customs, facilitate compliance audits; develop effective compliance programs; and, resolve penalty, Liquidated Damage claims, seizure, and enforcement cases.

Registration is available on-line only at

Cost is free to PAEI members and $75.00 for non-members. Credit or debit card payments only.

1.5 CCS Credits are available for this webinar. Please provide your CCS ID to receive credit.

Refunds for cancellations must be received by Noon PDT, 5/22/2017. Please request refunds by emailing

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