Benefits of ITSA
Membership of ITSA will allow your business to:
Shape the direction of tax stamp specification, deployment and implementation
Promote the interests of the tax stamp industry and advance the benefits of tax stamp programmes at international, regional and national level, thereby demonstrating your leadership in this field
Contribute to a range of white papers, case studies and position statements, produced by ITSA
Gain valuable ‘face-to-face time’ with tax stamp issuing authorities through regional workshops, conference-related activities, and direct enquiries received by the secretariat and shared with members
In addition, the membership package includes:
Tax stamp and secure track and trace tender alert notifications, for both the excise goods industry and other industries such as food and pharma
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And lastly, membership of ITSA signifies that you are committed to meeting the rigorous requirements of the Association’s Code of Conduct, thereby assuring your customers, suppliers and partners of ethical business practices and quality products.
How to Join Us
ITSA offers two types of membership:
1Full membership – open to legally incorporated businesses that are suppliers of:
Components and features of tax stamps
Finished tax stamps
Equipment for the design, manufacture, application and authentication of tax stamps, or
Systems for coding and marking tax stamps
All new members must have a legitimate and established interest and business in tax stamps, and must provide evidence of this interest when submitting their application. All members must also agree to abide by the Code of Conduct.
2Associate membership – open to government authorities with an interest in tax stamps and associated tax management and track and trace systems. Such authorities include revenue and customs, procurement, regulatory, and enforcement agencies. Associate membership is not open to suppliers of tax stamps or associated components and systems.
Full membership – £5,000 per annum
Associate membership – free of charge
The benefits are the same for both categories, with the exception that associate members do not have voting rights and cannot hold a seat on the ITSA Board.