Learn To Classify Products For International Imports & Exports

Tariff Classification Workshop using HTSUS and Schedule B Classification for:

  • Imports
  • Exports
  • FTA determination
  • Clarification on Section 301 and Section 232

The classification & valuation of goods are major decisions! Learn critical information in this Tariff Classification Workshop. This is not only for duty purposes but also to determine whether goods are subject to quotas, restraints, embargoes, or other restrictions. 

If you classify or value your products incorrectly, your shipment may not reach its destination, and/or you may be subjected to severe penalties. You will also learn how to determine whether goods are subject to quotas, restraints, embargoes or other restrictions. This tariff classification training course will give you the tools you need to properly classify your imported and exported goods.

Full Day

Two 15 min breaks // 1 hr lunch

Price is per person

Webinars: 8:30am-4pm CT $595
Seminars: 8:30am-4pm Local Time $645

All Webinars require a Webcam

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Course Features

Small Class

This means there is more time for you to grow and get the knowledge and answers you need to succeed. We highly encourage participation and questions throughout the class.

Book Included

With this course, you will receive a free reference book. This will benefit you far past the course.

Late registrations are  welcome, temporary ebook access will be granted.


With this interactive course, you will receive a certificate of completion and a digital badge.


You may earn education credits for completing this course. See details

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Tariff Classification Course Agenda
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Seminar
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Central Time) – Webinar
Reference book Doing Your Duty


• Introduction & History
• Harmonized Structure and Convention Obligations
• Legal Text of Harmonized System
• Heading and Subheading Provisions
• Rates of Duty
• Amendment, Maintenance & Dispute Settlement


• HTSUS Structure
• Chapters 98 & 99
• Amendment and Maintenance
• HTSUS Table of Contents
• Section and Chapter Notes
• Tariff Page
• Abbreviations for Units of Quantity
• Conversion Tables for Measures and Weights
• Deciphering a Tariff Page
• General Notes


• What is the Schedule B?
• Similarities and Differences between Schedule B and Harmonized Tariff Schedule
• Has the freight forwarder filed EEI and reported the proper Schedule B code?
• Census Bureau Classification Assistance, and Finding the Schedule B
• Controlling the Reporting of the Schedule B on the EEI
• Using the Schedule B or the HTS
• Tariffs in Other Countries


• Steps in Classifying your Product
• The General Rules of Interpretation (GRIs)
• Additional U.S. Rules of Interpretation
• Classifications of Parts


• Explanatory Notes, CBP Rulings & Opinions
• Informed Compliance Documents, Dictionary, and Other Resources


• Column 1 and Column 2 Duties
• Overview of FTA’s & Duty Preference Programs, and Paying Duties


• Business Controls & Classification Process and Business Models for Classification
• Document the Classification Process
• HTS Database and Record Retention
• Who Should Classify?
• Classification Exercises

  • Webinars: 8:30AM-4:00PM CT [Reference book will be shipped to you]
  • Seminars: 8:30AM-4:00PM Local Time [You will receive reference book in class]

Two 15 Minute breaks AM/PM
1 hour lunch (around noon)

Course Will Benefit

Exporters, Importers, Purchasing, Sales/Marketing, Logistics, Analysts, Traffic, Customer Service, Credit Managers, Controllers, Engineering, Legal, Customs Brokers, and Freight Forwarders.

The course will especially benefit anyone involved with or responsible for:

  • Qualifying goods under NAFTA/USMCA
  • FTAs
  • International Documentation
  • Compliance Rules and Regulations

This Customs tariff classification class is excellent for beginners and also serves as a refresher for experienced professionals. The instructor will level-set the course based on attendees.

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