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Ecuador Under Pressure?

In the August 2021 issue of Tax Stamp & Traceability News™, we covered some rather controversial changes that Ecuador’s tax authority, Servicio de Rentas Internas (SRI) had pushed through back in April in the form of Resolution NACDGERCGC21-00000019.

Country Profiles - January 18, 2022 midnight

Pakistan Reports 11% Higher Sugar Tax Revenues

Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has reported 11% higher tax revenues from the sugar sector, following the expansion of its tax stamp and track and trace system in November last year (the system was initially launched on domestically produced tobacco products earlier in 2021).

New Programmes - January 18, 2022 midnight

Kenya Rolls Out New Generation Tax Stamps

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has rolled out a new generation of serialised tax stamps for excisable goods as part of its strategy to continuously review and improve the security features of the stamps.

Country Profiles - December 20, 2021 midnight

Guam Tax Stamp Procurement Fails

The procurement of cigarette tax stamps for the US island territory of Guam has gone back to square one, as only one bid was received for supplying the stamps, and that bid was rejected for not meeting all the requirements, advised Marie Lizama, Deputy Director at the Department of Revenue and Taxation (DRT).

Country Profiles - December 20, 2021 midnight

Chile’s Tobacco Traceability System: the Latest Numbers

In 2011, Chile began seriously considering implementing a tax stamp and traceability programme, when Michel Jorratt, a member of the Chilean tax authority, Servicio de Impuestos Internos (SII), published a study estimating that over $500 million were being evaded yearly in cigarette tax in Chile.

Free - November 30, 2021 midnight

California’s Growing Illicit Cannabis Problem

The legalization of cannabis provides tremendous opportunities, not only for legitimate cannabis growers, distributors, and dispensaries, but also for criminals and criminal networks looking to establish or expand illegal operations.

Cannabis - November 30, 2021 midnight

Pakistan Extends Tax Stamps to Sugar Mills

Following the roll-out of secure track and trace on domestically manufactured tobacco products, Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has now extended the system to the next sector ‘on its list’: sugar.

Country Profiles - November 30, 2021 midnight