Monday, February 1, 2010

Tariff Trivia

In keeping with our discussions on the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) and classification, this week we are providing a few tariff trivia questions.

1. Prior to implementation of the new HTS in 1989, how many digits were found in the old tariff numbers in the Tariff Schedule of the United States?

2. What organization is responsible for maintaining the international version of the HTS?

3. Which tariff act was known as the Tariff of Abominations? Why?

4. By what other name is the Tariff Act of 1930 known?

Check back next Monday for the answers!

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