US import tax,25% Trariff when import?!

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US Import Tax,25% Traiff when Import form China?!

US import tax has been increased by 25% for some of items from China.

  • Why increse 25%? 
  • How to check?
  • How to gett HTS code?
  • How do I know if my itmes are on the list?
  • Does 25% traiff affect guitars and parts?

You can find answers following.

WHY INCREASE 25%?

This begins from “commercial war” between USA and China.

As president of USA claimed: China should pay more duty when export to USA to balance the rtading between two countries.

Now total value two hundred billion items are on the list.

But remember that not all of items from China should pay for extra import tax.

HOW TO CHECK?

Here we will tell you how to check if your items are affected by 25% traiff USA import tax policy.

You can check on: https://www.usitc.gov/tata/hts/bychapter/index.htm.

Input HTS code on “Traiff Assistance” section. As showed in following picture.

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HOW TO GET  HTS CODE? 

It is simple, as your Chinese supplier about HS code of the item you want to buy. 

The first 6 numbers are HTS code.

And after you input HTS code, you can see the specific code related to specific industry or products on the left of the page. See following picture.

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HOW DO I KNOW IF MY ITMES ARE ON THE LIST?

Input your HTS code mentioned above in search form below “Tariff Assistance”.

Check the tax rate below “Genral” ( as showed in red form of following picture). 

If there’s a small number “1” on the right side of the tax rate number ( as showed in green form of , you will see there a indication that tells you to check further.

Follow it, then you will see it tells you that 25% tariff should be plused.

If there’s no such number “1” on the right side, the tax rate remains as usual.

DOES 25% TARIFF AFFECT GUITARS and PARTS?

Xybguitars‘ regular HS code is 9207900090.

As mentioned above, we use HTS code 920790 to check.

You will see almost all music productshaven’t been affected yet.

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