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News 2018

Revenue and Customs, first to receive Anti-Corruption Policy

July 9, 2018

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service is the first organization in the Fiji and the South Pacific to receive an Anti-Corruption Policy from the Fiji Independent Commission against Corruption (FICAC). The policy which was received on Friday also sets the platform on how the Revenue and Customs is pro-active towards its operations. While receiving the...

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Customs alerted of drug find on Island shores

July 6, 2018

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service received information that there were bars found on an Island in the Lau group believed to contain illicit drugs. Upon receiving the information, Revenue and Customs in collaboration with Fiji Police and the Fiji Navy ensured the securing of these bars from the island. A total of 31 bars...

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Ammunition stash located on yacht

June 27, 2018

Following a search by Customs in Savusavu of a New Zealand based yacht, the Captain and two crew-members are now in Police Custody. The search by Customs Officers led to the seizure of a large quantity of a mix of different ammunition types.  “Customs is the first point of contact for all travel and transit...

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Yacht search led to massive drug seizure

June 25, 2018

A joint operation by Fiji Revenue and Customs Service, Fiji Police, Biosecurity Authority of Fiji and Health Department led to seizure of 13 bars of Cocaine weighing 15 Kilograms and Ecstasy tablets with an estimated value of USD$10 – 15 million. The yacht searched by Customs and other Border Law Enforcement Agencies at Denarau Port...

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Border Security

June 18, 2018

The Fiji Revenue and Customs is concerned with the number of fishing vessels that continue to smuggle highly taxed goods such as alcohol and cigarettes as well as currencies into the country.   Last calendar year, Revenue and Customs rummaged (searched) 68 fishing vessels berthed at the Suva Harbour. The rummage exercise was conducted after...

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Agencies Strengthen Tax Compliance

June 15, 2018

The Chief Executive Officer of Fiji Revenue & Customs Service (FRCS), Mr Visvanath Das and the Director of Fiji Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Mr Razim Buksh met this week and discussed opportunities to further strengthen tax and customs compliance and fraud investigations. They discussed the need for stronger collaboration and networking between the two agencies...

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VMS Phase 2 Deadline

June 7, 2018

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service wishes to kindly remind our VMS Phase 2 business customers that the deadline to implement an electronic fiscal device system (more commonly known as VAT Monitoring System) is 30th June 2018. Phase 2 group of businesses include Hardware Companies, Accounting Firms, Medical Centers, Travel Agencies and Law Firms. “We...

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Updating Tax Information is now easy with MyInfo Portal

June 5, 2018

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service wishes to advise members of the public and businesses that they can now update their tax information with us, through our online portal – MyInfo. Our valued customers can access this online portal through our website: www.frcs.org.fj. The MyInfo portal captures details like your current residential address, phone numbers,...

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Revenue & Customs Launched AEO Pilot Programme

June 1, 2018

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (Revenue & Customs) rolled out Fiji’s first Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Pilot launch this morning. This initiative is about global supply chain security and trade facilitation under the World Trade Organisation Trade Facilitation Agreement. The seven AEO Pilot members are Biscuit Company of Fiji Limited, Central Manufacturing Company Limited,...

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Revenue and Customs committed to modernize Customs Administration

May 30, 2018

A team of six (6) officials from the Korea Customs Service are in the country to enhance collaboration efforts and hold discussions modernizing the Fiji Customs administration. Revenue and Customs Service Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Visvanath Das said Revenue and Customs is committed to strengthening administration of Customs laws and procedures and processes. “We are...

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