Trump grants tariff exemptions to plastic straws, dog leashes and more from China

CNBC | September 20, 2019

Trump grants tariff exemptions to plastic straws, dog leashes and more from China
The U.S. is temporarily exempting more than 400 types of Chinese products from tariffs that President Donald Trump’s administration imposed last year, CNBC has confirmed. That’s according to three documents set to be published on Friday by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. The news was first reported by Politico. The exclusions include things like Christmas tree lights, plastic straws, dog leashes and printed circuit boards, for a total of 437 types of products. They are part of the $250 billion worth of Chinese goods that the U.S. hit with tariffs last year. It was not immediately clear how large a portion of the overall tariffs is covered by the exclusions.

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Rhode Island, like the Federal Government, has a pay-as-you-earn income tax system. Under that system, employers are required to withhold a portion of their employees' wages and to periodically remit those withheld funds to the Division of Taxation.