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Guam Tax Agency Opposes Hiring Private Company to Enforce Tobacco Taxes

The Department of Revenue and Taxation (DRT) of the US island territory of Guam in the Western Pacific, is opposing proposed legislation that would require it to hire a private company for the enforcement of tobacco taxes, as well as for the administration of a cigarette tax stamp programme that was supposed to be implemented in October 2018, but which is yet to see the light of day.

Country Profiles - October 30, 2020 midnight

New Marking Systems for Togo and DR Congo

While South Africa battles with booming illicit tobacco and alcohol trade that, according to its revenue service, ‘may or may not require track and trace’, other countries in Africa are moving swiftly ahead with the introduction of secure marking and track and trace systems before the end of this year.

Country Profiles - August 28, 2020 8 a.m.

Illicit Trade in Southeast Asia – Thailand Banking Big on Digital Technologies

In the February issue of Tax Stamp & Traceability News™, we launched a series of articles by Chander S Jeena, on the illicit tobacco trade in Southeast Asia and how it is being dealt with. This month we continue the series with an update on the situation in Thailand, although this time we are expanding our focus to include products other than tobacco.

Country Profiles - July 30, 2020 8 a.m.

The Illicit Tobacco Trade in Southeast Asia – Vietnam

In the February issue of Tax Stamp & Traceability News™, we launched a series of articles by Chander S Jeena on the illicit tobacco trade in Southeast Asia and how it is being dealt with. This month we continue the series with an update on Vietnam.

Country Profiles - June 29, 2020 8 a.m.