News 2022

SCAM ALERT: Beware of Fake Requests for Payment of Tax on Lottery Winnings

May 26, 2023

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) would like to advice the public to beware of fake correspondences sent to them on FRCS Public Notice templates requesting them to pay tax on lottery winnings. This warning follows a report made to FRCS by a person stating that she received WhatsApp messages from unknown numbers claiming...

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FRCS Honors First Female Narcotic Dog Handler in the Pacific

May 16, 2023

Senior Customs Officer Joana Duabaubau is the first female Narcotic Dog Handler in the Pacific. Ms. Duabaubau graduated from the New Zealand Police Dog Training Centre in Trentham,Wellington after nine weeks of training.  As she transitions into her new role at the Fiji Detector Dog Unit (FDDU) in Suva, Ms. Duabaubau shares with us her...

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Three People Arrested for Unlawful Importation of Illicit Drugs

May 8, 2023

Three People Arrested for Unlawful Importation of Illicit Drugs Another successful collaboration between law enforcement agencies toward the protection of the Fijian borders has led to the seizure of methamphetamine and the arrest of three individuals. On 1st May 2023, officers from the Fiji Police Force and the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) intercepted...

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FRCS Begins Recruitment of Additional Staff

April 26, 2023

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) has begun recruitment of the first batch of the approximately 100 additional staff that was announced by the FRCS CEO Mr. Mark Dixon last week. The first batch of recruitment includes 15 roles comprising 39 positions from various Divisions in FRCS including Taxation, Customs, Intelligence, Compliance and Investigations...

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FRCS Celebrates Completion of the Digital Online System

April 12, 2023

  The Fiji Revenue and CustomsService (FRCS) announced the completion of its digital online system for Fiji’s taxpayers on Wednesday  5th April 2023. The Taxpayer Online Service (TPOS) not only aims to enhance taxpayer experience, but also provides a platform to improve the ease of doing business in Fiji. Describing the completion of TPOS as...

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FRCS unveils new uniform for frontline staff at the Nadi International Airport

February 24, 2023

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) unveiled the new uniform for its frontline officers at the Nadi International Airport. The new uniform is a contemporary design that features FRCS logo prominently on a white shirt with two black strips on each sleeve. It provides a fresh look to the FRCS frontline officers reflecting the...

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Methamphetamine Detected in Nadi

February 20, 2023

The ongoing collaboration between local law enforcement agencies resulted in the formal arrest and charge of an individual in Nadi last week for importing and being in possession of illicit drugs, Methamphetamine. The accused, a 43-year-old self-employed man residing in Cunningham, Suva, was arrested on the 15th of February in Nadi, following a jointly controlled...

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FRCS Launches Employee Recognition Programme

February 10, 2023

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) further underscored its position as an employer of choice with the implementation of its new Employee Recognition Programme. The Programme, which recognises and rewards FRCS employees, aligns with the Service’s philosophy that a motivated and engaged workforce translates into an exceptional customer experience.   According to the FRCS...

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Methamphetamine Detected in Suva

February 9, 2023

A jointly controlled operation conducted by the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) and the Fiji Police Force on Tuesday has resulted in the arrest of three individuals in Raiwaqa, Suva suspected of importing the illicit drug methamphetamine. FRCS Chief Executive Officer Mr. Mark Dixon said that the joint operation was another example of how...

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FRCS Surpasses November Revenue Target

December 2, 2022

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) has collected a net revenue of $190m for November 2022, exceeding the month’s forecast by $7.9m or 4.3%. This represents a higher collection of $79m in comparison to the revenue collections of November 2021. Four months into the current fiscal year, FRCS has recorded a total collection of...

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