Quick Guide to Tariff Classification

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£95.00 +VAT

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Location: Goto Webinar, Online, Virtual Training, .

Start: 4th Aug 2021 10:00am to 12:00pm


Trainers: Strong & Herd LLP*

What is this virtual seminar about?

This virtual learning session give a quick guide to the key areas of the Tariff Schedules, duty rates and commodity codes (tariff numbers). It explains how to read the tariff to find your commodity code and compare the UK Global Tariff to the EU TARIC. Comparing customs duty rates and assessing any preferential rate of duty or licensing requirements linked to the commodity code is also reviewed. The aim is to give delegates confidence in dealing with overseas suppliers, transportation and with customs procedures.

The session includes:

• Provide an awareness on how to read the tariff schedule
• Understanding import tariffs, commodity codes and customs duties
• Assess your own commodity codes and how this will apply to UK-EU and GB-NI trade
• Legal responsibility for settling the codes

Who should attend?

Everyone who has any connection with international trade but especially businesses that predominantly trade with the EU or Northern Ireland. Whether the UK-EU agree a deal, the commodity code and tariff will be important, in fact more important if a deal is arranged. This seminar will create a more confident employee with an understanding of how to use the tariff efficiently. The following are examples of the type of company personnel who need to keep up-to-date:

• Newcomers to international trade or people only involved with EU trade
• Shipping department trainees
• Import administrators and managers who have had no formal training
• Buyers, purchasing and procurement staff who need to understand key issues to correctly obtain prices and understand the true “cost of ownership”
• Customer service administrators
• Freight forwarders and clearing agents who may be asked by their clients to make this important legal decision when entering goods to customs
• Management trainees

Key benefits

1. Ensure compliance with customs regulations
2. increase your understanding of customs rules
3. Provide you with clear guidelines on how to find out what information and documents are required
4. Give you the skill to put compliant systems in place within your organisation
5. Identify the importance of the import entry declarations and how to read them
6. Increase your efficiency by teaching you the jargon of international trade.
7. Know where or who to go to for information

*Strong & Herd LLP are well respected consultants and trainers in all areas of International Trade. They work closely with H&W Chamber of Commerce and have alliances with the Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE). The International chamber of Commerce ICC, the British Exporters Association (BEXA), Croner (Wolters Kluwer), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and others.

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