Apple was unhappy with the court’s decision, which suspended the proceedings on cancellation of the decision of Sheremetevsky customs classification of imported Russian watches Apple Watch. On Thursday, reports the Russian Agency of legal and judicial information (RAPSI).
Representatives of the California giant filed a complaint against the decision to deny the previous claim about the classification of “smart” hours. The court of appeals appointed by the court on August 1.
Recall that in mid-may, the court refused to consider the case of the company “Apple Rus”, which tried to recognize the illegal decision of customs on the import of smart watches.
The fact that at the end of 2015 FCS has recognized the Apple Watch ordinary watches, so for their import to Russia was charged a renewal fee: 10% of the value of the goods. Previously, the gadget was called “apparatus for transmitting data, so the tax for him, the customs officers didn’t ask.
FCS classify the Apple Watch as a normal wristwatch, since one of the main components of the device is a component of the countdown, he doesn’t have to be in the form of clock mechanism”, explained in court the representative of the customs service. According to representatives Apple, the device is multifunctional and highlight its main component is impossible. According to the company, rather it should apply to microprocessors.
Due to the fact that the FCS was to charge duty on Apple device, the Apple Watch before the New year has risen in price in retail. December 11, Apple has raised the price of the Apple Watch 7-17% depending on the model.