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What's the HS Code for "Golf Cart"?


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Harmonized Tariff Schedule (Golf Cart HS Code)

How does the tariff book describe the HS Code for "Golf Cart"?

Section XVII: Vehicles, Aircraft, Vessels and Associated Transport Equipment
Chapter 87: Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 8702), including station wagons and racing cars:
Vehicles specially designed for traveling on snow; golf carts and similar vehicles:
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Tariff Legal Notes

Section XVII: Vehicles, Aircraft, Vessels and Associated Transport Equipment


  • 1. This section does not cover articles of heading 9503 or 9508, or sleds, bobsleds, toboggans or the like of heading 9506.
  • 2. The expressions "parts"and"parts and accessories" do not apply to the following articles, whether or not they are identifiable as for the goods of this section:
    • (a) Joints, washers or the like of any material (classified according to their constituent material or in heading 8484) or other articles of vulcanized rubber other than hard rubber (heading 4016);
    • (b) Parts of general use, as defined in note 2 to section XV, of base metal (section XV) or similar goods of plastics (chapter 39);
    • (c) Articles of chapter 82 (tools);
    • (d) Articles of heading 8306;
    • (e) Machines or apparatus of headings 8401 to 8479, or parts thereof, other than the radiators for the articles of this section; articles of heading 8481 or 8482 or, provided they constitute integral parts of engines or motors, articles of heading 8483;
    • (f) Electrical machinery or equipment (chapter 85);
    • (g) Articles of chapter 90;
    • (h) Articles of chapter 91;
    • (ij) Arms (chapter 93);
    • (k) Luminaires and lighting fittings and parts thereof of heading 9405; or
    • (l) Brushes of a kind used as parts of vehicles (heading 9603).
  • 3. References in chapters 86 to 88 to "parts"or"accessories" do not apply to parts or accessories which are not suitable for use solely or principally with the articles of those chapters. A part or accessory which answers to a description in two or more of the headings of those chapters is to be classified under that heading which corresponds to the principal use of that part or accessory.
  • 4. For the purposes of this section:
    • (a) Vehicles specially constructed to travel on both road and rail are classified under the appropriate heading of chapter 87;
    • (b) Amphibious motor vehicles are classified under the appropriate heading of chapter 87;
    • (c) Aircraft specially constructed so that they can also be used as road vehicles are classified under the appropriate heading of chapter 88.
  • 5. Air-cushion vehicles are to be classified within this section with the vehicles to which they are most akin as follows:
    • (a) In chapter 86 if designed to travel on a guide-track (hovertrains);
    • (b) In chapter 87 if designed to travel over land or over both land and water;
    • (c) In chapter 89 if designed to travel over water, whether or not able to land on beaches or landing-stages or also able to travel over ice.
    Parts and accessories of air-cushion vehicles are to be classified in the same way as those of vehicles of the heading in which the air-cushion vehicles are classified under the above provisions.
    Hovertrain track fixtures and fittings are to be classified as railway track fixtures and fittings, and signaling, safety or traffic control equipment for hovertrain transport systems as signaling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways.

Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof


  • 1. This chapter does not cover railway or tramway rolling stock designed solely for running on rails.
  • 2. For the purposes of this chapter, "tractors" means vehicles constructed essentially for hauling or pushing another vehicle, appliance or load, whether or not they contain subsidiary provision for the transport, in connection with the main use of the tractor, of tools, seeds, fertilizers or other goods.
    Machines and working tools designed for fitting to tractors of heading 8701 as interchangeable equipment remain classified in their respective headings even if presented with the tractor, and whether or not mounted on it.
  • 3. Motor chassis fitted with cabs fall in headings 8702 to 8704, and not in heading 8706.
  • 4. Heading 8712 includes all children's bicycles. Other children's cycles fall in heading 9503.
Subheading Note
  • 1. Subheading 8708.22.00 covers:
    • (a) front windscreens (windshields), rear windows and other windows, framed; and
    • (b) front windscreens (windshields), rear windows and other windows, whether or not framed, incorporating heating devices or other electrical or electronic devices, when suitable for use solely or principally with the motor vehicles of headings 8701 to 8705.
Additional U.S. Notes
  • 1. Road tractors, trailers and semi-trailers remain separately classified in headings 8701 and 8716, respectively, even when entered together.
  • 2. For the purposes of classifying bicycles under the provisions therefore in heading 8712, the diameter of each wheel is the diameter measured to the outer circumference of the tire which is mounted thereon or, if none is mounted thereon, of the usual tire for such wheel.
Statistical Note
  • 1. For the purposes of statistical reporting numbers in headings 8701 and 8703, report as ?new? only those motor vehicles that have been produced or assembled but have not been sold to any person or entity other than a manufacturer, distributor or dealer. Report as ?used? only those motor vehicles the equitable or legal title to which has been transferred via a first sale by a manufacturer, distributor or dealer to an ultimate purchaser.

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