Binding Ruling

  • INFORMATION LETTER vs BINDING RULING

    OT Fact Sheet: Origin Certification Requirements QUESTION: I would like to get the memberships thoughts and opinions on the matter of HTS “Information Letter”. I recently submitted HTS ruling on the basis that the material was manufactured in the U.S., i.e. U.S. export. Customs issued a “Information Letter” (IL) since it’s an export, and it’s […]

  • CROSS binding on exports

    OT Fact Sheet: Origin Certification Requirements QUESTION: I understand the circumstances in which a CROSS ruling is binding on imports. But what if I export the good?  Is the ruling binding or merely informative? ========== Answers: If you’re asking about the authority of a CBP ruling in another country, it is merely information, because CBP rulings […]

  • Ruling HQ 031521

    OT Fact Sheet: Origin Certification Requirements QUESTION: Can anyone in the membership provide a copy of ruling HQ 031521, please? Bonus question – what are the options for finding rulings not in CROSS? %%%%%%%%%% ANSWERS: he ruling is too old.  Records indicate that it is still on microfiche (037056 IS ON FICHE 406B10). You could […]

  • ANSWERS TO Question on Ruling HQ 031521

    QUESTION: Can anyone in the membership provide a copy of ruling HQ 031521, please?Bonus question – what are the options for finding rulings not in CROSS? %%%%%%%%%% ANSWERS: he ruling is too old.  Records indicate that it is still on microfiche (037056 IS ON FICHE 406B10). You could try an FOIA request to CBP for […]

  • HTS BINDING RULING

    QUESTION: Can the membership share your thoughts and opinion if a company can pursue customs tariff classification binding ruling in the U.S if its subsidiary has a customs issue, i.e. audit and administrative penalty (not court) in different country for the same product imported and used the same tariff code but apparently customs at another […]

  • Answers to QUESTION ON HTS BINDING RULING

    QUESTION: Can the membership share your thoughts and opinion if a company can pursue customs tariff classification binding ruling in the U.S if its subsidiary has a customs issue, i.e. audit and administrative penalty (not court) in different country for the same product imported and used the same tariff code but apparently customs at another […]