ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Feb 2021
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced a reclassification ruling that increased the duties imposed on the import of “backseat automobile organizers”.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Customs Bulletin, 2021-Feb/Vol.55/No.5, 19 CFR PART 177, “Revocation of Nine Ruling Letters, Modification of Four Ruling Letters, And Revocation of Treatment Relating to The Tariff Classification of Backseat Automobile Organizers”. Available at: https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/assets/documents/2021-Feb/Vol_55_No_5_complete_0.pdf
On 10 February 2021, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a ruling relating to the tariff classification of backseat automobile organizers. With the ruling, the CBP reclassified the backseat automobile organizers in subheading HTSUS 6307.90.98. Previously, the subject product was classified under the tariff subheadings 8708.99.81, 8708.99.80, 8708.99.50, 8708.29.50. With the new classification, the import tariff of the subject product has increased from 2.5% to 7%.
This ruling will become effective 60 days after publication in the Customs Bulletin (on or after April 11, 2021).