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News 2017

EFD | VMS Update

September 29, 2017

Electronic Fiscal Device (EFD) / VAT Monitoring System (VMS) Update Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) wish to remind all supermarkets and pharmacies that in accordance with the Tax Administration (Electronic Fiscal Device) 2017 Regulations, they are required to install the Electronic Fiscal Devices (EFD) at their businesses by 31 December 2017. Other business sectors...

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FRCS hosts Bushells biggest morning tea

September 25, 2017

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) on behalf of the Fiji Cancer Society hosted the Bushells biggest morning tea last week. “One of our values is One Organisation and I am thrilled to see the whole organization coming together as one in supporting the fight against cancer with the Fiji Cancer Society,” FRCS Chief...

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Fourth Impostor Apprehended

September 15, 2017

A fourth impersonator has been arrested by Fiji Police with the assistance of the Fiji Revenue & Customs Service (FRCS) this afternoon. Navin Chaudhary, an ex-convict from Namadi Heights impersonated a Revenue & Customs Officer and tried to swindle a business for financial gains. “The impersonator called Fiji Minimart this afternoon and told the company...

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Three Impersonators captured

September 2, 2017

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service is calling for the public to take heed of individuals who are impersonating Revenue & Customs Service Officers, for the purpose of personal financial gain. “In the last two weeks alone, we have received 20 complaints of such incidents, with three people apprehended in the last 24 hours and...

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Beware of Impostors

August 23, 2017

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service is calling on members of the public to be aware of impersonators claiming to be Revenue & Customs Officers. “We received calls from concerned taxpayers advising that they have been receiving calls from Revenue and Customs enquiring about their tax information,” Revenue & Customs Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Visvanath...

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Traders Investigated

August 18, 2017

Twenty (20) traders are under investigation by the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service for non-compliance with Tax and Customs laws of the country. From these twenty cases, five have been charged and are due to appear in court. “As part of our door to door visits, a total of five hundred and thirty-five (535) traders...

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Stamp Duty on Air Way Bills

August 11, 2017

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) wishes to advise members of the public, that effective from 1st August 2017, House Air Way bills including Consignment Notes executed by the Freight Forwarders, Airline Agents, Exporters, Licenced Customs Agents, Cargo Consolidators, Courier Companies and Shipping Agents is subject to $10.00 Stamp Duty per instrument. The objective...

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Stamp Duty on Air Way Bills

August 11, 2017

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) wishes to advise members of the public, that effective from 1st August 2017, House Air Way bills including Consignment Notes executed by the Freight Forwarders, Airline Agents, Exporters, Licenced Customs Agents, Cargo Consolidators, Courier Companies and Shipping Agents is subject to $10.00 Stamp Duty per instrument. The objective...

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Three appear in Court

August 11, 2017

Three (3) employees of Carpenters Properties Fiji Ltd have been charged by the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) for obstructing and removing Tax Officers from the MHCC Complex last month. Complex Manager, Kratika Karti Kumar and Security Officers, Joeli Tikomaiqameya and Sakiusa Bulivorovoro appeared before Magistrate Liyange Wickramasekera in the Suva Magistrate Court this...

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Company Fined

August 8, 2017

A company facing two counts of failing to file income tax returns and one count of failing to file VAT returns has been fined $4,500 by the Suva Magistrates court this morning. Angco Commercial Complex Limited trading as ACC Quantam Energy, ACC Supermarket, ACC Net Café and Mai Tastebuds, pleaded guilty to the charges before...

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