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News 2024

FRCS presents at the USP Entrepreneurial Fair 2024

May 1, 2024

FRCS was invited to present on the theme “Innovate to Elevate: A Symphony of Entrepreneurial Brilliance” The University of the South Pacific (USP) Entrepreneurial Fair 2024. FRCS Senior Education Specialist Mr. Esala Vukinavanua spoke on the Tax Regulatory Requirements for Businesses. Mr. Vukinavanua provided insights into the tax registration processes, taxpayer obligations as well as...

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FRCS Holds Tax Agent’s Forum in North

April 30, 2024

Recently, FRCS held a forum for the registered tax agents in the Northern Division as part of our continuous efforts to build and maintain constructive and sustainable relationship with the tax agents.   During the forum, we updated the tax agents on the compliance requirements in accordance with the Tax Agent’s Code of Conduct 2018,...

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FRCS CEO attends RHCA Conference

April 24, 2024

Our CEO, Mr. Udit Singh participated in the 25th Regional Heads of Customs Administration (RHCA) Conference held in Sydney, Australia from 15th to 18th April 2024. The Conference brought together 35 member countries of the Asia/Pacific (AP) region as well as the Regional Office for Capacity Building (ROCB), and the Regional Intelligence Liaison Office (RILO)....

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Field Visit by the Participants of the WCO TENTACLE AML/CTF Sub-regional Workshop

April 11, 2024

The 74 participants currently attending the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Anti-money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Workshop visited the FRCS facility at the Suva Wharf. This was an opportunity for the delegates to see the Customs operations at the Wharf. The AML/CTF is part of the WCO’s TENTACLE-Asia/Pacific Sub-regional Workshop series. FRCS is proud...

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FRCS Hosts Landmark WCO TENTACLE AML/CTF Sub-regional Workshop in Fiji

April 9, 2024

In a significant step towards reinforcing the integrity of trade and financial systems in the Asia-Pacific region, the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) is proudly hosting the largest World Customs Organization’s (WCO) Anti-money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) workshop to date. This milestone event, part of the WCO’s TENTACLE-Asia/Pacific Sub-regional Workshop series, took...

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Stakeholder Engagement in North

April 8, 2024

In line with our strategic objective to maintain our focus on being a customer-centric organisation, we have been actively building partnerships with all our clients, customers and business partners. Recently, our executive team and senior managers held consultations with the bus and manufacturing industries in the Northern Division on tax incentives, customs concessions and Harmonized...

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FRCS Meets with the Director of the Crime Investigation Department

April 5, 2024

In the ongoing pursuit of safeguarding our borders and communities against illicit trade, illegal movement of cargo, and human trafficking, partnership and collaboration have emerged as vital pillars. Recognizing this imperative, the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) met with the Director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and her team on Wednesday, 13th March....

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Fiji’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Strategic Planning, National Development, and Statistics, Hon. Prof. Biman Prasad Visits FRCS Offices in West

April 4, 2024

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Professor Biman Prasad visited the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) offices in Nadi and Lautoka, the Nadi International Airport, and the Lautoka Wharf, alongside the newly appointed FRCS CEO, Mr Udit Singh. The visit aimed to address pressing issues concerning border control, tax compliance, staff challenges, and...

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Joint Operation leads to Seizure of Smuggled Cigarettes and Controlled Gas

March 19, 2024

A joint operation conducted by the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS), Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF), and Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji (MSAF) led to the successful seizure of undeclared cigarettes and controlled gas on a flagged fishing vessel. Cigarettes are subject to excise duty on import to Fiji. If smuggled, Fiji is deprived...

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FRCS holds information session with USP Regional Students

March 14, 2024

  Our Education team held an information session with the Regional sponsored students at the The University of the South Pacific (USP) on the significance of taxation and the critical issues surrounding it. The team provided an in-depth knowledge of FRCS’s role in revenue collection, providing tax and customs advise, facilitating trade and travel and...

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