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CUSTOMS CLASSIFICATION OF GOODS UNDER THE HARMONISED CODING SYSTEM

Date: 23 November 2020, Thursday
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue: The Pearl Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
[The training will be conducted as per HRDF’s Guidelines for Conducting Face-to-Face Training during the COVID-19 Pandemic]

OBJECTIVE

Classification entails classifying products into correct tariff codes to determine the duty liability. Failure to classify product correctly will not only involve substantial duty liability to the business but will also attract customs audit and investigations and subsequent claims by the customs department. A better understanding of how classification is done will avoid subsequent problems The Seminar will provide an insight into how goods are classified based on the General Interpretative Rules of Classification.

Participant will be able to understand the structure of Harmonized System and how Classification of Goods is done and what avenues are available if businesses are aggrieved by the decision of the Director General on classification.

HOW WILL YOU BENEFITS

  • Participants will understand the nature concepts and regulations in respect of classification.
  • The difference between HS Code and AHTN Code.
  • Understand the rules of classification and gain an insight into how goods are classified and provide an avenue for participants to clarify doubts.
  • To enlighten participants as to the procedures in obtaining advanced ruling on classification to determine duty liability.
  • Appeal and review process in the event any person is aggrieved by the decision of DG on classification.
  • WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

    This course is suitable for all importers, exporters, manufacturers, trading houses, forwarding agents, shipping agents and tax professionals.

    COURSE OUTLINE

    Module Title
    Module 1
  • Definations of Nomenclature and
  • Harmonized System
  • Aims of Harmonized System
  • Legislations related to Classification
  • Module 2
  • Harmonized System Coding (HS)
  • Methodology used in classification
  • Structure of Harmonised System
  • Arrangement of Hamonised System
  • Numerical Coding System
  • Principles of Tariff Classification
  • Six General Interpretative Rules (GIR) of
  • Classification
  • Module 3
  • Understanding the Functions of the Notes to Section, Chapter and Subheading
  • Steps in classifying goods
  • Classification Procedures
  • Module 4
  • Procedure for application for Classification / Customs Advance Rulings
  • Review/Appeal Procedures and Customs Appeal Tribunal
  • Module 5
  • Related Case Studies
  • Right of Importers & Exporters
  • Question & Answer Session
  • TRAINER’S PROFILE

    P. Nadaraja was formerly with the Royal Malaysia Customs (1981-1997) as a Senior Officer of Customs having served in various units and his key areas of focus includes customs administration, import and export procedures, classification, valuation, licensing and compliance matters. He posses an indepth knowledge of various customs legislations including Customs Act, Sales Tax Act, Service Tax Act, Excise Act and other subsidiary legislations. He has vast experience in Customs matters and has been a guest lecturer at the Royal Malaysia Customs Academy in Malacca on various occasions to deliver lectures on various aspects of Customs laws and procedures.

    In 1997 he left the Customs Department on optional retirement for private practice as an Advocate and Solicitor.

    He is now involved in legal practice and at the same a time is actively involved in conducting seminars and workshops on customs matters. He has also conducted in house training for various companies including statutory bodies and has advised and consulted upon by companies on issues such as customs and sales tax valuation, classification, service tax matters, drawback, refunds, exemptions and others. He was officially appointed by the Customs Department to conduct Basic Customs Course for forwarding agents during the year 2005 – 2007.

    He is also an Associate of the Malaysia Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and an Associate Member of Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (ACTIM) and is currently involved in customs litigation and rendering of consultancy services on Customs matters.

    COURSE FEES

    Early bird fee: RM848 per person - Register by 16 November 2020

    Normal fee: RM1, 166 per person
    – SBL claimable (Inclusive of lunch, tea breaks, notes, certificate of attendance and 6% SST)

    *Group discount of 10% available (for 3 or more participants from the same company)

    ORGANISER

    Malaysian Export Academy
    No. 86, Jalan BP 7/8,
    Bandar Bukit Puchong,
    47120 Puchong, Selangor.

    Tel : 03 8066 3107
    Fax: 03 8066 6152

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