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News 2018

Revenue and Customs Cautions Members of the Public

May 9, 2018

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (Revenue and Customs) is calling for the public to take heed of individuals who are taking another shot at impersonating Revenue & Customs Service Officers for the purpose of personal and financial gain.   In this new development, a case of cybercrime has emerged whereby a Revenue and Customs...

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Revenue & Customs and FBoS sign MOU

May 1, 2018

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (Revenue and Customs) and Fiji Bureau of Statistics (FBoS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to improve Fiji’s macroeconomic and business statistics. The MOU was signed by Revenue and Customs Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Visvanath Das and FBos Government Statistician, Mr. Epeli Waqavonovono at the Revenue and Customs Boardroom...

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CEO opens refurbished Labasa Office

April 27, 2018

The Revenue and Customs opened its refurbished Labasa Office this morning. With the opening of this refurbished office, 108,000 taxpayers from the Northern Division can expect better customer service. “The Look North strategy of government has seen the focus and development of the North consistently over the last few years. The North is a budding...

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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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