Dallas Tile Co. Sues US Customs Over Excess Duties

Law360, New York (April 5, 2011, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A Dallas-based ceramic and stone tile company launched a suit Tuesday against U.S. Customs and Border Protection, hoping to score a refund of what it claims were excess duties on wall tile and trim entered in 2002 and 2005.

The lawsuit by Dal-Tile Corp., filed in the U.S. Court of International Trade, contests Customs' denial of several protests over the classification of the company's wall tile and trim. Dal-Tile seeks to secure duty-free treatment for the merchandise at issue under the terms of the North American...
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