The seminar will cover the differences in the HTS vs. Schedule B with easy to understand examples and workshops covering many different products. This training will also aid departments involved in determining if their goods qualify for duty free rates under the North America Free Trade Agreement. The correct harmonized tariff numbers are essential for properly completing the NAFTA Certificate of Origin for qualified goods.
Areas Covered:History and Legal Text of the HTS Structure of the Harmonized System Differences between HTS and Schedule B General Rules of Interpretation Additional U.S. Rule of Interpretation General Notes (summary of trade agreements and more) Classification Rulings Workshops (covering many different products)
8:30 � 9 AM: History and Legal Text of HTS
9:00 � 9:30: Structure of the Harmonized System Comparison of HTS with Schedule B
9:30 - 11:30 General Rules of Interpretation 1 through 3
11:30 - 12:00 Workshop #1
12 - 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00-2:00 PM: General Rules of Interpretation 4 through 6 Additional U.S. Rule 1(a) through 1(d)
2:00-2:45PM: General Notes
2:45-3:00PM: Classification Rulings
3:00-4:00PM: Workshop #2
Who will benefitImporters Exporters Sales and Marketing Managers Purchasing Managers Freight Forwarders / Customhouse Brokers Compliance personnel classifying goods under the HTS Qualifying goods under free trade agreements, ex. NAFTA and others. Trade Consultants Attorneys and Legal Staff
Registration includes workshop materials, continental breakfast and a complimentary copy of a reference book, titled "Tariff Classification Using the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (2011 edition)" by Jan Seal; and workshop materials (valued up to $79).
Jan Seal, is a Management Consultant on International Trade and a Licensed Customhouse Broker with over 35 years of experience in imports and exports. Ms. Seal is a frequent speaker/instructor at nation-wide seminars for international companies located around the world and international trade organizations. She also is a consultant for medium to multi-national companies on trade compliance. She has taught courses for Import Specialists at the National Customs Academy.
She is the author of eight books on various international trade topics.
She received her BA Degree from California State University at Fullerton with a year of post-graduate work in Education at the University of California, Riverside. She received her MBA at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and is a member of Delta Mu Delta National Honor Society in Business Administration.
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