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News 2018

Investigation Workshop

April 17, 2018

IN a bid to enhance border protection capabilities to combat transnational crimes in the region, the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service in collaboration with Australian Border Force and Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) is conducting an investigation workshop for Border Protection Agencies from around the Pacific.  23 participants from Fiji, Cook Islands, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Palau,...

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Tax Compliance Risk Management

April 12, 2018

Regional and local tax administrators are attending a three-day workshop at the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service complex discussing and sharing ideas to strengthen tax compliance, through risk management and profiling. The workshop has been organized by the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Centre (PFTAC) and the Pacific Islands Tax Administrators Association (PITAA). Tax Administrators from...

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Tax Evader Fined $5000

April 12, 2018

Another company who was charged with “failing to file tax returns” has been fined $5,000 by the Suva Magistrates Court. Friendly Taxis and Tours Limited failed to file its returns for 2014, following which the company was charged and taken to court. Resident Magistrate Mr. Joji Boseiwaqa while delivering his sentencing said that the company...

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18 Participants begin 2018 PLP training

April 9, 2018

EIGHTEEN participants from five different organisation began the 2018 Pacific Leadership Programme (PLP) this morning at the Regional Training Centre at the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service Complex.   Over the years, through the assistance of the New Zealand Government, PLP has produced great leaders like alumni Mr. Stanley Trief from Vanuatu Customs. Similarly, 2018 PLP...

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Taxpayer Imprisoned for Non-Lodgement

April 6, 2018

In a landmark judgement, the Suva Magistrates Court has sentenced a businessman to 12 months imprisonment for failing to file Income Tax Returns and Value Added Tax (VAT) returns.  The Ba businessman was facing six counts of failure to file Income Tax Returns and thirteen counts of failing to file Value Added Tax (VAT) returns. ...

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More suppliers accredited for VMS

March 12, 2018

A total of eight (8) suppliers have been accredited to date to supply the Electronic Fiscal Device (EFD)/VAT Monitoring System (VMS) to the Fiji market after a further accreditation process by the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service.

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VMS – Four Vendors on board and more in the process

February 23, 2018

Four vendors for Electronic Fiscal Device (EFD)/VAT Monitoring System (VMS) have been confirmed to supply the Fiji market after an accreditation process by the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS).

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No extension for EFD/ VMS implementation for now – FRCS

February 19, 2018

There will be no extension of timelines for the VAT Monitoring System (VMS) implementation by Supermarkets and pharmacies. Fiji Revenue and Customs (FRCS) Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Visvanath Das advised this to supermarkets and pharmacies present at the VMS Awareness Forum held in Suva this week.

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Coastwatch

January 28, 2018

FRCS partners with Navetau Village for Coast Watch Program  Navetau Village, a coastal village in the Cakaudrove Province will be the eyes and ears of the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) through the Coast Watch program.  Launched in Navetau village (Wednesday 24/01/2018), the program is a new partnership initiative by Fiji Revenue & Customs...

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