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Key Partners Working Together to Ensure Ease of Doing Business
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Key Partners Working Together to Ensure Ease of Doing Business

The Fijian Government is cur­rently working with the parties to the Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement (PICTA...

$1.3 Billion Sales Captured Through Electronic Fiscal Device
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$1.3 Billion Sales Captured Through Electronic Fiscal Device

The compliance level for phase 1 (Supermarkets and Pharmacies) and phase 2 (Law firms, Medical Centres, Travel agenc...

Customer Compliance Award Launched
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Customer Compliance Award Launched

Customers shopping at those outlets which have been fiscalised, should receive the new fiscalised receipts which has...

An Overview of Partnership Firm Registration and Tax Requirements
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An Overview of Partnership Firm Registration and Tax Requirements

This week in Tax Talk, we attempt to clarify what is meant by the term Produce Supplier. This follows the recent iss...

Tax & You: Prohibited And Restricted Goods
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Tax & You: Prohibited And Restricted Goods

In a bid to ensure our borders are safe, Fiji Revenue and Customs Service continues to collaborate with other border...

FIJI TAX TALK: Produce Supplier For VAT Purposes
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FIJI TAX TALK: Produce Supplier For VAT Purposes

If a person buys the produce from farmer and then supplies it to customers, the sup­ply will not be considered as p...

VAT Return Filing And The Return Lines
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VAT Return Filing And The Return Lines

The Fiji Revenue Customs Service (FRCS) continues to support government in ensuring that all tax policies together w...

FRCS Raids Valelevu Variety Shop
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FRCS Raids Valelevu Variety Shop

“Traders and importers are reminded that they must declare all the goods in their consignment and failure to do so...

Smuggled Supermarket Goods Intercepted
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Smuggled Supermarket Goods Intercepted

  Undeclared goods valued at over $18,000 from China destined for a newly opened family supermarket were interc...

FRCS Officers Intercept Smuggled Goods
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FRCS Officers Intercept Smuggled Goods

Officers from the Revenue and Customs intercepted goods that were smuggled into the country last week. Physical insp...

Value-Added Tax (VAT) Compliance
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Value-Added Tax (VAT) Compliance

The Value-Added Tax (VAT) in Fiji is aligned with the di­rection that global tax policy trends have taken. In this ...

Tax Talk – Online Business Tax Obligations
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Tax Talk – Online Business Tax Obligations

This week in Tax Talk, we look at how the internet is changing the way we do business and the taxation obligations o...

Importation Of Used Or Reconditioned Motor Vehicles Into Fiji And The Issuance Of Import Licences
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Importation Of Used Or Reconditioned Motor Vehicles Into Fiji And The Issuance Of Import Licences

The Fijian Government over the past few years has provided duty relief on the importation of used motor vehicles int...

Sub-Regional Workshop On Valuation
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Sub-Regional Workshop On Valuation

A weeklong sub-regional workshop on valuation is underway at the World Customs Organisation (WCO) regional training ...

Tax Talk –Tax Compliance Certificate
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Tax Talk –Tax Compliance Certificate

In this week’s article, we look at the Tax Compliance Cer­tificate – what it is for, what it is, and how it can...

Film Making And Audio Visual Incentives
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Film Making And Audio Visual Incentives

  With some of the most exotic locations in the world, Fiji is fast becoming the destination of choice for film...

Fiji Appointed As Chair Of Commonwealth Association Of Tax Administration
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Fiji Appointed As Chair Of Commonwealth Association Of Tax Administration

  Fiji Revenue and Customs Services (FRCS) chief executive officer Visvanath Das has been appointed chairman fo...

Unionist Rajeshwar Singh  Blind Copies FICAC Lawyer?
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Unionist Rajeshwar Singh Blind Copies FICAC Lawyer?

An email thread sent to the Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) from the Fiji Public Service Association (FPSA) ...

Duty Concessions
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Duty Concessions

In its effort to stimulate the growth in the Fijian economy, the Fijian Government has introduced a series of duty c...

Tax deductions For Employers through The Employment Taxation Scheme (ETS)
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Tax deductions For Employers through The Employment Taxation Scheme (ETS)

The Employment Taxation Scheme (ETS) is a tax rebate incentive for employers and businesses that employ first time e...

Businesses Urged To Be Proactive
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Businesses Urged To Be Proactive

  Fiji Revenue and Cus­toms Service (FRCS) Chief Executive Of­ficer, Visvanath Das is urg­ing businesses and...

Agriculture Incentives
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Agriculture Incentives

Government has confidence in the agriculture sector and has laid a long term plan where we will have large commercia...

Facts To Know About The Plastic Bag Levy
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Facts To Know About The Plastic Bag Levy

Each year, an estimated one trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide, out of which billions end up as litter aro...

The Whistleblower Policy
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The Whistleblower Policy

The Fijian Government has put in place quite a num­ber of tax and customs policies that have led to the in­crease ...

All to You Need to Know About Duty Evasion
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All to You Need to Know About Duty Evasion

Steady increases in trade volumes and complexity in recent years have signifi­cantly changed the operating en­viro...

The Basis of Customs Valuation
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The Basis of Customs Valuation

When you bring goods into Fiji you may need to pay customs duty and other charges on your arrival. What you pay will...

The Role Of Fiji’s Detector Dog Unit
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The Role Of Fiji’s Detector Dog Unit

Two years ago, Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (Revenue and Customs Service) in collaboration with Fiji Police, New...

Budget Amendments
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Budget Amendments

  Fiji’s nine straight years of eco­nomic growth have been guid­ed by fair, transparent and competitive rev...

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