The 2018 Tax Stamp Forum is rapidly approaching. Join international presenters and panelists in Nairobi to explore how the world of revenue stamps is changing – and why.
The 3-day programme – Monday 7 May to Wednesday 9 May: welcomes experts from around the world to speak on a number of topics. From case studies to technology updates, the programme covers a range of interests.
Not to miss: Join Pagemark Africa’s knowledgeable MD, Kyle Parker on Wednesday at 9:40 am as he discusses Direct Digital Tax Stamping.
Monday 7 May
- Closed Meeting for Government Authorities
- Bringing the New ISO Tax Stamp Standard to Life
- Smartphone Developments for Tax Stamp Programmes
Tuesday 8 May
Session One: Introduction
- Overview of Forum Programme
- An Update on Kenya’s Multi-Product Tax Stamp Programme
- The New ISO Tax Stamp Standard 2018: So What Now?
- Why Illicit Tobacco Strategies Fail – and What to do About it?
- Tax Stamp Schemes – from Concept to Reality
Session Two: International Tobacco Regulations
- The Benefits of Using Tax Stamps to Comply with the EU Tobacco Products Directive
- What Does the WHO FCTC Protocol Mean for Revenue Authorities and how Should They be Preparing Themselves?
- How Security Inks and Unique ID on Tax Stamps Offer Independence and Security in Compliance with the EU Directive
- Digitalising Tax Administrations to Drive Efficiency and Agility
Session Three: What Really Happens Out There?
- Panel Discussion
Session Four: Spotlight on Africa
- New Rwanda Digital Tax Stamps with Track and Trace
- Design and Implementation of Mozambique’s Digital Tax Stamp Solution
- Excise Tax Recovery in Ghana: Five Years of Fuel Marking and the New Tax Stamp Programme
- Developing Excise Recovery and Track and Trace Solutions for the Unique African Environment
Wednesday 9 May
Session Five: When Tax Stamps Meet Traceability, Big Data, Blockchain and RFID
- Excise Marking System with Verification Function
- Digital Protection of Security Documents
- Direct Digital Tax Stamping
- A Model to Integrate Excise Collection and Reporting
- What impact could Blockchain, Unique Coding and (Big) Data have on the Future of Tax Stamps?
Session Six: Programmes Around the World
- Why Slovakia’s Mobile App for Tax Stamps is Successful with Consumers and Inspectors Alike
- The Russian Marking and Tracing System for Fur Products
- Update on Philippines’ Revised Cigarette Stamp Programme and Status of New Alcohol Stamps
Session Seven: Programmes Around the World II
- Opportunities for Wide-Reaching Traceability in Chile on Fish, Pharma, Tobacco and Beyond
- Marking of Alcohol Products and Processed Tobacco
- Empower your Citizens to Tackle Illicit Trade
Session Eight: Tax Stamps as Part of a National Excise Management System
- Panel Discussion