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Import taxes imposed by U.S. Customs

Import taxes imposed by U.S. Customs, which import goods from China.

The agency that sets U.S. import tariffs

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) is an independent, non-partisan, quasi-judicial federal agency.

Its responsibilities include: determining whether domestic industries in the United States have been harmed by dumping or subsidies of foreign products; determining whether imports to the United States are harmed impact on industry sectors; respond to certain unfair trade practices, such as patent, trademark, or copyright infringements; conduct research on trade and tariff issues; advise the President, Congress, and other government agencies on trade and tariff issues Provide technical information and advice.

United States (2022 Edition) 99 The International Trade Commission and the Department of Commerce are jointly responsible for the United States’ foreign anti-dumping and countervailing investigations.

The Ministry of Commerce is responsible for determining whether the alleged dumping or subsidy behavior is established and to what extent.

The International Trade Commission determines whether domestic industry sectors in the United States have been harmed by foreign dumping or subsidies.

The committee is also responsible for conducting regular reviews of the U.S. harmonized tariff system and proposing changes it deems necessary or reasonable.

U.S. Customs import and export tariff rate inquiry website

Please refer to the following website for import and export tariff rates on major U.S. products:

(1) U.S. Customs and Border Protection website: (2) U.S. International Trade Commission website:, you can check the tax rate of 10-digit HS code products

What taxes are levied by U.S. Customs:

The taxes levied by U.S. Customs on imported goods mainly include the following categories:

  • tariff
  • income tax
  • Value added tax (VAT)
  • Countervailing Duty (CVD)
  • Anti-dumping duties
  • Other fees (handling fees, detention fees, fines)

How to determine the tariff rate for imported goods?

To determine the tariff rate for imported goods, you can use the customs code of the product to check the specific tax on the official US Customs website.

What are the U.S. customs duties on imported common goods?

U.S. Customs tariff rates for most imported goods range from 0% to 25%;

The import tax rate is usually 3%

Customs is responsible for collecting customs duties

The starting point for customs duties on imported goods is US$800.

The starting point for customs duties on imported goods is US$800. If the value of the goods imported into the United States is less than or equal to US$800, you do not need to pay any fees to US customs and can enjoy the convenience of rapid customs clearance.

How can I avoid paying US customs duties?

**Purchase duty-free goods. **U.S. Customs exempts some goods from tariffs, such as personal items, gifts, educational supplies, etc.

* **Apply for tax exemption. **You may apply for tax exemption if you meet certain criteria, such as if you are a veteran, a diplomat, or a non-profit organization.

* **The value of imported goods is less than the duty-free amount.

**U.S. Customs exempts personal imports worth less than $800 from customs duties.

Taxes related to U.S. imports from China

Taxes related to U.S. imports from China

  • 301 tariff
  • Anti-dumping
  • 337 survey
  • 332 survey