Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States Law and Legal Definition

Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) is “an organized listing of goods and their duty rates, developed by the U.S. International Trade Commission, which is used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection as the basis for classifying imported products, including establishing the duty to be charged and providing statistical information about imports and exports.” [15 CFR 30.1; Title 15 -- Commerce And Foreign Trade; Subtitle B -- Regulations Relating To Commerce And Foreign Trade; Chapter I -- Bureau Of The Census, Department Of Commerce; Part 30 -- Foreign Trade Regulations; Subpart A -- General Requirements]