The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative that it will establish a process for U.S. businesses to request an exclusion from tariffs placed on products on the HTS code lists 4A and 4B. Products on list  4A (stringed instruments, pianos, wind instruments, percussion, keyboards, accessories and more) are currently subject to a 15-percent tariff; products on list 4B (some stringed instruments, stands and some accessories) will be subject to a 15-percent tariff beginning on Dec. 15. To assist members with navigating the process, NAMM will host a webinar sharing information and instructions on how to submit a tariff exclusion request on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET.

The panel will be moderated by Mary Luehrsen, NAMM Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations, and featured speakers include subject matter experts Jim Goldberg, Principal, Goldberg & Associates, PLLC; Chris Cushing, Managing Director, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough; Crystal Morris, CEO  and Paul Ferrier, CFO Gator Cases, Inc.

To join the webinar, MI retailers can click here. Participants will receive a link to the live presentation.

For those unable to attend, the webinar will be recorded and posted on NAMM’s website by Nov. 6.

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