Accurate Tariff Classification Helps Ensure Smooth Customs Clearance

Improper tariff classification is a top reason why shipments are delayed at the border and can be a red flag for CBP agents in identifying potential audit candidates.

By · July 18, 2018

According to , tariff classification mistakes are a top cause of shipment clearance delays, as well as a red flag for a potential customs audit.  Every product entering or leaving the United States must be assigned a classification code, but assigning the correct code can be a daunting exercise.  

A new whitepaper from Purolator International, “Proper Tariff Classification – A Vital Part of Customs Compliance,” provides an in-depth overview of the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule, along with information about why proper classification is essential.

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