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TSTF 2022 in Pictures and Quotes

A snapshot of the Tax Stamp & Traceability Forum, Malta. More images and the conference review will be posted on the website shortly

Free - June 6, 2022 midnight

ISO Tax Stamp Standard: Four Years and Counting

The Tax Stamp and Traceability Forum™ was an ideal gathering to learn how ISO 22382:2018, the international tax stamp standard, is being used. It gave the opportunity to hear revenue agencies’ and tax stamp suppliers’ attitude to the standard four years after it was published.

Regulation - June 6, 2022 midnight

Hague Groups Buys PSL Print Management

UK print specialist Hague Group has acquired PSL Print Management, also based in the UK. The acquisition has increased turnover for the enlarged group to £50 million, and makes it one of the largest privately owned print specialist groups in the UK.

Organisations - June 6, 2022 midnight

ITSA Appoints New Board and Chairman

Following its 5th Annual General Meeting, held in May 2022 in Malta during the Tax Stamp & Traceability Forum, the International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA) has appointed three directors to its board. Furthermore, ITSA is pleased to announce the appointment of a new chairman.

ITSA - June 6, 2022 midnight

Tax Stamp & Traceability Forum 2022 Malta – A Review

The Tax Stamp and Traceability Forum™ (TSTF) returned as an in-person event in May 2022 with 194 registrants from 99 organisations and 35 countries. The conference was organised into eight sessions spanning two full days plus a pre-conference workshop day.

Events - May 26, 2022 midnight

Bahrain Launches Tax Stamps on Cigarettes

The National Bureau for Revenue (NBR) in Bahrain has launched its digital tax stamp and traceability system on cigarettes, following the signing of a contract with De La Rue in 2021.

Country Profiles - May 3, 2022 midnight

Don’t Miss Cannabis Panel at Tax Stamp Forum

Join us for a cannabis panel discussion on 17 May at the Tax Stamp & Traceability Forum in Malta. Technology providers and government representatives will discuss how countries should be dealing with the high earning potential of cannabis versus more traditional tobacco and alcohol products, and will compare different seed-to-sale authentication and track and trace mechanisms for protecting against illicit trade.

Events - May 3, 2022 midnight

Cannabis In The News

A new nationwide study commissioned by SICPA North America shows overwhelming support among cannabis users for more in-depth information about the products they may use.

Cannabis - April 4, 2022 midnight

Delhi to Introduce Liquor in Tetra Pak

After the Indian states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Goa, consumers in Delhi will soon be able to buy liquor in 180ml Tetra Pak containers.

Alcohol-Beverages - April 4, 2022 midnight

The Green Gold Mine – Cannabis

Cannabis is fast becoming one of the top excise revenue sources for states that have legalized the substance. Cannabis excise tax revenue collection, as a matter of fact, is outpacing liquor tax collection in most states where it has been legalized.

Free - April 4, 2022 midnight

No Way Back for South Africa’s Legal Tobacco Market?

Eighteen months after lifting its cigarette ban, South Africa still struggles with inflated illicit sales, proving that the experts were right when they said the ban would entrench illicit trade into the day-to-day life of the country and make it very difficult to eradicate.

Tobacco - April 4, 2022 midnight

Pakistan Revenue’s New Mantra: ‘No Production Without Taxation’

During a recent symposium on the implementation of track and trace in the fertiliser sector, Pakistan’s FBR declared that, given the proven success of the system on tobacco and sugar, its aim going forward was to ensure ‘no production without taxation’ across the country.

Track and Trace - April 4, 2022 midnight