Muscat – The Tax Authority has launched an app called ‘Ta’akad’ to protect consumers and prevent the spread of counterfeit goods.
An official at Tax Authority said, “The app aims to prevent the spread of counterfeit goods in the local markets and to ensure the validity of the tax stamp on the products and protect the consumer.”
He added, “ The consumer can now report any commodity that violates the law through the application. It is now available on android and IOS devices.
“The authority cooperates with the Royal Oman Police and the Consumer Protection Authority to prevent the entry of cigarettes and tobacco products into the country that do not bear the distinctive tax stamp to prevent fraud,” the official said.