Reports

A Market Analysis and Technical Update

The definitive source of data and analysis on the market worldwide for tax stamp and excise recovery programmes.
This is the only report of its kind to examine and analyse the global tax stamp and traceability market for alcohol, tobacco and other products subject to excise. It provides invaluable insight into how governments can develop effective tax revenue collection and anti-illicit trade regimes that comply with the latest international regulations through the use of tax stamp and track and trace programmes, as well as how suppliers of physical and digital tax stamp solutions can both help drive forward the market, and benefit from the growing opportunities these provide.

February 26, 2020

Anatomy of the Modern Tax Stamp

See How Tax Stamps Are Evolving.
Published by Tax Stamp & Traceability News, this special report provides an excellent introduction to the industry for the specifiers and issuers of excise tax stamps.
It looks at all aspects of today’s modern tax stamps – and describes both traditional and technological components.

July 31, 2019

Physical to Digital: A Revolution in Document Security

There is a revolution underway in the secured document field, as society migrates from using physical secured documents, such as banknotes and identity cards, to the use of smartphones and electronic payment cards for financial transactions and as carriers of our identity credentials.
There is a perception that this revolution is well underway and that the transition from physical to digital is inevitable, unstoppable and irrevocable. The drivers are user convenience and provider cost savings, allied to the technical community’s belief that it can deliver a new way of doing things. Perception trumps reality for now, though, as cash is still used for most retail purchases globally and passports are still required to enter a territory. Nonetheless, this transition is inevitable, so there is a need to consider the impact and implications of this change.

June 1, 2019