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News 2019

International Customs Day 2020

January 28, 2020

Customs officers are important gatekeepers for Fiji. These were the comments of the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Visvanath Das during his keynote address at the International Customs Day celebrations at the Revenue and Customs complex in Suva this morning.  This year’s theme for International Customs Day is “Customs fostering...

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FRCS Board of Directors Announces the establishment of Advisory Committees

January 22, 2020

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service Board of Directors announced the resolution to establish a Business Advisory Committee and a Technical Committee to assist the Board in overseeing the service delivery of FRCS. In announcing this resolution by the Board in their first seating today at FRCS Complex in Suva, the Chair Ms. Fay Yee...

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Company makes voluntary disclosure of more than $500,000

January 10, 2020

The Fiji Revenue & Customs Service (FRCS) has commended Aquaheat South Pacific Limited for voluntarily disclosing and notifying the tax office of more than $525,506 in taxes which they overlooked for the period between April 2016 to March 2019. Aquaheat South Pacific Limited in December last year made a voluntary disclosure in respect of payments...

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LTA, FRCS signed MOU on mutual cooperation

January 7, 2020

THE Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) this afternoon to protect and better serve members of the public. The MOU was signed between FRCS Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Visvanath Das and LTA Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Samuel Simpson at the LTA Boardroom in...

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Tenancy Agreements should be witnessed and stamped

January 3, 2020

The Fiji Revenue & Customs Service (FRCS) is advising all students who are under Tertiary Loans and Scholarship Scheme (TELS) and are renting out to have a tenancy agreement done and have it witnessed by a Justice of Peace (JP) or Commissioner of Oaths before bringing it to FRCS for Stamp Duty. Once the tenancy...

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FRCS and Fiji Navy sign MOU

December 23, 2019

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) and Republic of the Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) formalized their commitment to work in partnership in protecting Fiji from illicit trade and travel, at today’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony held at the Republic of Fiji Navy (RFN) Headquarters in Walu Bay. The signing ceremony was effectuated...

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FRCS Uncovers vehicle smuggling racket- staff sent home

December 23, 2019

The Fiji Revenue & Customs Service (FRCS) has uncovered what looks like a highly connected network of individuals working within the country with intent to make money from proceeds of criminal activities. This after an Importer in the Western Division was recently investigated for allegedly smuggling four (4) Hilux vehicles into the country from overseas. These...

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FRCS announces Taxpayer Online Services Phase 1

December 12, 2019

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) is pleased to announce the roll out of Phase 1 of its Taxpayer Online Services (TPOS) system. “This has been a great collaborative effort and we’re now in a great position to rollout Phase 1 of the $48million transformation project, with the support of our specialist SAP partner...

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National Customs Enforcement Network Training

December 3, 2019

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) in collaboration with World Customs Organization (WCO) is training Customs Officers on the use of National Customs Enforcement Network or most commonly known as nCEN. Developed by the WCO, the nCEN application gives Customs administrations the ability to collect, store, analyse and disseminate law enforcement information more efficiently...

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MOU to better serve members of the public

November 29, 2019

In a bid to better serve the people of Fiji, the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) and Fiji Public Trustee Corporation Limited (FPTCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to share information. The MOU was signed between FRCS Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Visvanath Das and FPTCL Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Atonio Takala this week....

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