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NY 884514

April 28, 1993

CLA-2-85:S:N:N1:109 884514


TARIFF NO.: 8518.30.2000

Mr. Ray Reynolds
Lee Hardeman Customs Broker, Inc.
4742 Aviation Parkway
Suite B
College Park, GA 30349-6000

RE: The tariff classification of "ASSIST PC BASED DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER" (microphone/loudpeaker combination) from Taiwan

Dear Mr Reynolds.:

In your letter dated March 24, 1993, you requested a tariff classification ruling, on behalf of PCvoice, Roswell, GA.

The subject merchandise, identified in the submitted literature as the ASSIST PC-based digital voice recorder, is described as a device which can be used to record, playback and edit messages. The "ASSIST" appears to consist of a microphone, loudspeaker and pushbutton and volume controls.

The applicable subheading for the "ASSIST" will be 8518.30.2000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for "[microphone/loudspeaker combinations." The rate of duty will be 4.9 percent ad valorem.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the transaction.


Jean F. Maguire
Area Director

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