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News 2020

FAKE EMAIL REFERRED TO FIJI POLICE FORCE

July 13, 2020

 The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) is compelled to correct the record on a poorly photo-shopped image of a fake e-mail relating to a former CEO of FRCS.  “Notwithstanding obvious inconsistencies with usual FRCS correspondence, we have conducted an exhaustive search of our servers to verify that no such e-mail was ever sent across...

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ALERT: ‘CUSTOMS’ SOCIAL MEDIA SCAM

June 22, 2020

 The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) is advising members of the public to be wary of fake Facebook and WhatsApp requests demanding them to pay ‘customs clearance fees’ before their goods are released to them.  Information gathered by FRCS revealed that a number of Fijians have been tricked through fake Facebook, WhatsApp and Messenger...

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FRCS Introduces Pop-up Service Desk and extends service hours to enhance customer service

April 29, 2020

In a strategic move to expand its service delivery and demonstrate its commitment to sustainable improvement in customer services, the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) today announced its upcoming extension of service hours and introduction of a Pop-up Service Desk in Nasinu. Effective from Friday 1 May 2020, FRCS will have Pop-up Service Desk...

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Report Small Craft /Yacht Movement on Coast Watch hotline

April 3, 2020

Further to the Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama’s announcement, on restrictions to all inter-island shipping movements from 12am Sunday, 29 March 2020, the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) would like to urge and remind people living in the maritime communities to report any foreign yachts arriving in their waters by calling the FRCS Coast...

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COVID-19 Response Budget – Summary of Revenue Policies

March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Response Budget – Summary of Revenue Policies

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FRCS introduces precautionary measures for COVID-19

March 23, 2020

With the evolving situation of COVID-19 in the country, the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) has taken a number of precautionary measures to ensure health and safety of its employees, customers and community, while ensuring business continuity at the same time. Effective today, to minimize contacts, all joint cards will be posted to customers...

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FRCS CEO Resignation Announcement

February 28, 2020

Today, the Board of Fiji Revenue & Customs Service (FRCS) announced the resignation of Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Visvanath Das.  Visvanath joined the Inland Revenue Service in July 1996. His extensive experience in FRCS has been in Audit for over 15 years before he became National Manager Debt, General Manager Taxation prior to being appointed...

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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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