The use of Electronic Tax Stamps (ETS) for excisable goods was introduced to replace the physical paper stamps that were heavily linked to incidents of tax evasion and counterfeiting. This is one of the Government’s moves geared towards improving tax administration in the country. ETS provides advantages to the Government, Manufacturers/Importers and Consumers through the following: - 

a) Safeguard Government Revenue by deterring counterfeiting

b) To protect consumers as it enables authentication of tax stamps using mobile phones

c) To create a tax compliance mechanism covering all traders in the segment to enhance fair competition

d) Enable tracking and tracing of goods right from the production lines and customs entry points to the final points of sale

e) enabling accounting for the production of excisable goods manufactured or imported;

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