Customs Commodity Classification
Freedom Logistics help customers to identify and manage Customs Commodity Classification. Accurate classification of the Harmonised Tarrif commodity codes ensures application of the best duty rate for your goods. When there are a number of apparently suitable classifications Freedom can help you identify the most suitable or arrange a Boards Ruling. Correct Customs commodity classification will help to ensure the smooth delivery of your products at the best possible rate.
This is typically illustrated by the ‘Jaffa Cake’. Is it classifiable as a Cake or a Biscuit. In the UK, value added tax is payable on chocolate-covered biscuits, but not on chocolate-covered cakes.