Class Code: 8032

Per NCCI's Scopes Code Description:

Code 8032 applies to a store engaged principally in selling any or all of the following merchandise at wholesale:

1.    Ready-to-wear clothing and wearing apparel, including suits, coats, dresses, knitwear, hats, shoes, rubbers, slippers, undergarments, sleeping and lounging clothes, ties, hosiery, haberdashery, gloves, scarves and aprons.
2.    Dry goods, including piece goods, yard goods, embroideries, veilings, laces, textile trimmings, curtains, draperies, blankets, bedspreads, sheets, pillowcases, tablecloths, napkins, towels and handkerchiefs.
3.    Miscellaneous sewing accessories, such as buttons, buckles, slides, tapes, buckram, yarn, thread, thimbles, needles, pins, hooks and eyes, dress shields, hat bodies, artificial flowers and zippers.

Other types of wholesale operations assigned to this classification are:

1.    Dealers in men’s and women’s belts.
2.    Dealers in watch straps, including attaching buckles by hand to such straps.
3.    Dealers in hair nets.
4.    Stores engaged principally in the wholesale or retail mail order sales of clothing, wearing apparel or dry goods.


1.    Dealers in ladies’ handbags are assignable to Code 8018—Wholesale Stores NOC (Wisconsin: Code 8032).
2.    Dealers in secondhand clothing which is sorted, graded and baled for shipment shall be assigned to Code 8018—Clothing Dealers Wholesale Secondhand (Wisconsin: refer to bureaus).


Note:  Refer to Note listed under Code 8001 for underwriting guidelines that are applicable to stores and dealers.

State Addendum
Massachusetts Wholesale dealers in leather or plastic watch straps, including attaching buckles by hand to such straps, are also assigned to Code 8032.

Refer to Code 8264 for dealers in secondhand clothing that is sorted, graded, and baled for shipment.

Note:  Refer to Note listed under Code 8001 for the approved interpretations applicable to stores and dealers.

Rate per $100. of Renumeration: $ 1.80

Construction Exemption Required: No