This classification applies to the ginning (removing cotton fibers from their seeds) of cotton, including drying, raking, compressing and baling of cotton when performed for other concerns on a fee basis and when performed in connection with the purchase and sale of cotton.
The purchase and sale of cotton, including cotton compressing, with no ginning operations performed, shall be classified as 0400(1), Cotton Merchants.
The contract storage of baled cotton, including cotton compressing, shall be classified as 0400(2), Warehouses — cotton.
Cotton batting manufacturing shall be classified as 2211(1), Cotton Batting, Wadding or Waste Mfg.
The cultivation and harvesting of cotton shall be separately classified as 0044, Cotton Farms.
|Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnote||Effective Date|
|COTTON GIN OPERATION — during both active and dormant seasons — including installation or repair of equipment; yard employees; seed or fuel haulers||1/1/2016|
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