What's the HS Code for "Torah"?
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Harmonized Tariff Schedule (Torah HS Code)
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Additional Tariffs and Duties
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Read about other relevant content that may affect the HS Classification for Torah
- Section X: HTSUS Tariff Notes
- Chapter 49: HTSUS Tariff Notes, 🔒 WCO Explanatory Notes
- 4901: 🔒 WCO Explanatory Notes
Tariff Legal Notes
Section X: Pulp of Wood or of Other Fibrous Cellulosic Material; Waste and Scrap of Paper or Paperboard; Paper and Paperboard and Articles Thereof
- 1. If any country, dependency, province or other subdivision of government shall forbid or restrict in any way the exportation of (whether by law, order, regulation, contractual relation or otherwise, directly or indirectly), or impose any export duty, export license fee or other export charge of any kind whatsoever (whether in the form of additional charge or license fee or otherwise) upon printing paper, or woodpulp or wood for use in the manufacture of woodpulp, the President may enter into negotiations with such country, dependency, province or other subdivision of government to secure the removal of such prohibition, restriction, export duty or other export charge, and if it is not removed he may, by proclamation, declare such failure of negotiations, setting forth the facts.Thereupon, and until such prohibition, restriction, export duty or other export charge is removed, there shall be imposed upon printing paper (other than cover paper, India paper and bible paper) provided for in subheadings 4802.54, 4802.55, 4802.56, 4802.57, 4802.58, 4802.61, 4802.62, and 4802.69, when imported either directly or indirectly from such country, dependency, province or other subdivision of government, an additional duty of 10 percent ad valorem and in addition thereto an amount equal to the highest export duty or other export charge imposed by such country, dependency, province or other subdivision of government, upon either an equal amount of printing paper or an amount of woodpulp or wood for use in the manufacture of woodpulp necessary to manufacture such printing paper.
- 1. This chapter does not cover:
- (a) Photographic negatives or positives on transparent bases (chapter 37);
- (b) Maps, plans or globes, in relief, whether or not printed (heading 9023);
- (c) Playing cards or other goods of chapter 95; or
- (d) Original engravings, prints or lithographs (heading 9702), postage or revenue stamps, stamp-postmarks, first-day covers, postal stationery or the like of heading 9704, antiques of an age exceeding one hundred years or other articles of chapter 97.
- 2. For the purposes of chapter 49 the term "printed" also means reproduced by means of a duplicating machine, produced under the control of an automatic data processing machine, embossed, photographed, photocopied, thermocopied or typewritten.
- 3. Newspapers, journals and periodicals which are bound otherwise than in paper, and sets of newspapers, journals or periodicals comprising more than one issue under a single cover are to be classified in heading 4901, whether or not containing advertising material.
- 4. Heading 4901 also covers:
However, printed pictures or illustrations not bearing a text, whether in the form of signatures or separate sheets, fall in heading 4911.
- (a) A collection of printed reproductions of, for example, works of art or drawings, with a relative text, put up with numbered pages in a form suitable for binding into one or more volumes;
- (b) A pictorial supplement accompanying and subsidiary to, a bound volume; and
- (c) Printed parts of books or booklets, in the form of assembled or separate sheets or signatures, constituting the whole or a part of a complete work and designed for binding.
- 5. Subject to note 3 of this chapter, heading 4901 does not cover publications which are essentially devoted to advertising (for example, brochures, pamphlets, leaflets, trade catalogs, yearbooks published by trade associations and tourist promotional literature). Such publications are to be classified in heading 4911.
- 6. For the purposes of heading 4903, the expression "children's picture books" means books for children in which the pictures form the principal interest and the text is subsidiary.
- 1. For the purposes of determining the classification of printed matter produced in whole or in part by a lithographic process, the thickness of such printed matter is that of the thinnest paper contained therein, except that the thickness of a permanently mounted lithograph is the combined thickness of the lithograph and its mounting.
- 2. Currency in current circulation in any country imported for monetary purposes and securities and similar evidences of value provided for in heading 4907 shall be admitted without formal customs consumption entry or the payment of duty. This does not affect any requirement under other provisions of law to the effect that transfers of monetary instruments into or through the United States, in an amount exceeding $10,000 on any one occasion, shall be reported as prescribed therein.
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