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News 2019

Methamphetamine Seizure at the Suva Post Office

July 12, 2019

Officers from the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) and the Criminal Investigations Department arrested a woman this morning for allegedly importing 115grams of hard drugs- Methamphetamine through Parcel Post. The drugs which were concealed inside a bottle of peanut butter arrived from the United States of America to Nadi on Wednesday and was addressed...

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Banks on Board for Real Time Tax and Customs Payments

June 6, 2019

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) is working with the Bank of the South Pacific (BSP) and Bank of Baroda on a real time e-payments mechanism to be part of the New Tax Information System (NTIS) which will be rolled out in August this year. Through this initiative, bank customers will use their respective...

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Border Fundamental workshop to enhance Border Protection

May 27, 2019

A week long workshop on Border Fundamentals is currently underway at the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service Regional Training Centre, Nasese, Suva. The workshop organised by the Australian Border Force in collaboration with Australian High Commission and Revenue and Customs will enable participants from the Pacific region to enhance their skills to protect our borders....

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VMS Phase 3 Rollout

May 22, 2019

The Chief Executive Officer of the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) Mr. Visvanath Das announced the third phase of the Electronic Fiscal Device (EFD) regulation rollout plan this afternoon. The phase three which was gazette on 18th May 2019 will cover the following groups of businesses and operators (tabulated below) and the deadline for...

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Update & Win Promotion Winners

April 26, 2019

Three (3) taxpayers were today rewarded for updating their information with the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service. As part of the Helping Fiji Grow Campaign, the tax office has introduced an update and win initiative for $1000 and a Lap top bundle with Telecom Fiji which taxpayers can go into the draw to win simply...

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FRCS Engages Stakeholders for NTIS Rollout

April 24, 2019

Effective 1st August 2019, the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) will be migrating to a New Tax Information System (NTIS) which is a self-service tax system that operates on an online platform. It is designed to assist the tax office to provide a wider range of tax services and more importantly it allows taxpayers...

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Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII) Technologies at Suva Wharf

April 18, 2019

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) and Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) will be using Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII) Technologies at Suva Wharf to conduct inspections, effective from Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Our fight against the harmful pest, diseases and illegal materials entering our country has driven the need for advanced NII technologies to help...

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Customer Compliance Award

March 22, 2019

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) launched its Customer Compliance Award (CCA) program today to reward customers who will scan the QR code on fiscal receipts using the FRCS Receipt verificator application. Customers can now win instant Vodafone top-up when they scan the QR code using the FRCS receipt verificator. “With the prize pool...

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$1.3 Billion Sales captured through EFD

March 22, 2019

Subsequent to the implementation of the Electronic Fiscal Device (EFD) Regulation in 2017, the Revenue and Customs has 52.3 million fiscalised receipts in its database with an estimated sales record of $1.3 billion dollars. The Revenue and Customs has also recorded $100 million dollars in gross VAT and $3.5 million in Plastic Bag Levy through...

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Sub-Regional Workshop on Risk and Compliance

March 18, 2019

A week long Sub-Regional workshop on Risk and Compliance got underway at the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service Regional Training Centre, Nasese, Suva this morning. Organized by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and funded by the Japan Customs, the workshop will provide opportunities to identify common mitigating strategies and share best practices, experiences, methods and...

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