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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2021
 
Classification Code:
4432
 
Phraseology:
PEN OR MECHANICAL PENCIL MFG.
Footnote:

This classification applies to the manufacture of writing instruments, including but not limited to ballpoint pens, felt tip pens, fountain pens, pen refills and mechanical pencils. This classification includes incidental embossing or printing on pens or mechanical pencils. This classification also applies to the manufacture of pencil type applicators that dispense cosmetic products, including but not limited to eyeliner, lip liner and eyebrow liner.

The manufacture of wood pencils (not mechanical) shall be classified as 2842, Wood Products Mfg.

The manufacture of ink shall be classified as 4557, Ink, Adhesive, Polish or Wax Products Mfg.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2021$2.84New/Renewal
1/1/2020$2.55New/Renewal
1/1/2019$2.57New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
PEN OR MECHANICAL PENCIL MFG.

Footnote:
>This classification applies to the manufacture of writing instruments, including but not limited to ballpoint pens, felt tip pens, fountain pens, pen refills and mechanical pencils. This classification includes incidental embossing or printing on pens or mechanical pencils. This classification also applies to the manufacture of pencil type applicators that dispense cosmetic products, including but not limited to eyeliner, lip liner and eyebrow liner.

The manufacture of wood pencils (not mechanical) shall be classified as 2842, Wood Products Mfg.

The manufacture of ink shall be classified as 4557, Ink, Mucilage or Polish Mfg.

1/1/2017
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