The Tax Agents Registration Board (TARB) is an independent body constituted by the Tax Administration Decree. Its functions are provided in the Decree and supplementary regulations created by the Minister for Finance under section 107 of the Income Tax Act.
Board comprises the following members:
• Mr. Tevita Bolanavanua – Chairman
• Mr. Sikeli Tuinamuana – Member nominated by the Council of the Fiji Institute of Accountants
• Mr. Dharam Singh – Member nominated by the Minister of Finance
Secretary: Mr. Vijay V Singh, of the Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority (FRCA).
The primary role of the Tax Agents Registration Board is to administer the tax agent registration requirements as contained in Part IV of the Tax Administration Decree.
The Board is also responsible for determining the suitability of applicants to be registered as tax agents, dealing with complaints about tax agents and ensuring that proper standards are maintained across the tax agent profession.
Tax agents play an important role in the administration of the taxation system. The regulation of tax agents is aimed at protecting the public and ensuring that persons who charge a fee for providing taxation related services have appropriate knowledge of the Fiji income tax law, relevant accounting principles, and are otherwise fit and proper persons to be registered as tax agents.
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