Visvanath Das

Licensing Requirement, A Must for Importing Used Vehicles
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Licensing Requirement, A Must for Importing Used Vehicles

Second hand vehicles imported into the country that do not meet the import licence Customs Regulations will be seize...

Talk Tax 2017/2018 National Budget
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Talk Tax 2017/2018 National Budget

The 2017/2018 National Budget was announced by the Honorable Attorney General and Minister for Economy on Thursday n...

Fiji On Board To Secure Global Trade
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Fiji On Board To Secure Global Trade

As a World Customs Organisation (WCO) member, Fiji has been implementing the SAFE Framework of Standards (FoS) and i...

VAT Monitoring System Project Set To Enter Supermarkets Soon, Says FRCA
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VAT Monitoring System Project Set To Enter Supermarkets Soon, Says FRCA

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority (FRCA) will roll out its VAT Monitoring System (VMS) project soon with superm...

Hotel Incentives And Issues
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Hotel Incentives And Issues

Short Life Investment Package (SLIP) New hotels are allowed a 4-year tax holiday for capital investments not less th...

FRCA launches Leadership Programme
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FRCA launches Leadership Programme

The importance of great leadership cannot be understated in the Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority’s book of succe...

Sale Of An Investment Property
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Sale Of An Investment Property

Depreciable Asset Investment property includes commercial properties and residential properties on lease or rent. Ow...

About advance tax payments
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About advance tax payments

Due Dates for Advance Tax A person who believes that the tax payable for the current year will be significantly less...

Knowing Fringe Benefit Tax
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Knowing Fringe Benefit Tax

Fringe Benefit Tax Prior to 2012, employees that were provided with non-cash benefits e.g. housing quarters, company...

Know Your Income Tax Filing Obligations
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Know Your Income Tax Filing Obligations

Who Should File Income Tax Returns and What Are the Due Dates for Filing? Form S Returns for Salary and Wage Earners...

Firm Faces $2.8M Tax Bill
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Firm Faces $2.8M Tax Bill

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority (FRCA) has issued a company a preliminary assessment of $2.8 million which in...

FRCA Gets Weaponry Help
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FRCA Gets Weaponry Help

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority will be trained on the finer points of weaponry by the Republic of the Fiji M...

FRCA Releases  Vehicle Landing Cost
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FRCA Releases Vehicle Landing Cost

  The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority has begun publishing the landing cost of vehicles imported into the co...

FRCA explains Partnership Businesses
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FRCA explains Partnership Businesses

How is partnership income taxed? A partnership’s taxable profits are distributed to the partners according to thei...

Motor Traders Warned: FRCA Will Monitor Duty Imposition
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Motor Traders Warned: FRCA Will Monitor Duty Imposition

Effective tomorrow, all reconditioned or used full hybrid vehicles will be subject to various duties. In light of th...

Detector Dogs Instrumental  In Catching Drug Smugglers
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Detector Dogs Instrumental In Catching Drug Smugglers

The capabilities of the detector dogs at the Nadi International Airport were instrumental in the success of a drug o...

FRCA Explains Provisional Tax In Detail
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FRCA Explains Provisional Tax In Detail

There have been a lot of queries on the withholding or Provisional Tax deductable for service fees and commission. ...

Das Appointed FRCA Chief
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Das Appointed FRCA Chief

The Board of the Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority has confirmed the appointment of Visvanath Das to the recently-a...

Whistleblower Receives $22K From Tax Authority
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Whistleblower Receives $22K From Tax Authority

A 31-year-old female who tipped the Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority (FRCA) of a company that indulged in an uneth...

Black Economy Labelled A Challenge
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Black Economy Labelled A Challenge

Black economy remains a challenge for Fiji and the Pacific, believes Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority acting chief...

Black Economy Labelled A Challenge
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Black Economy Labelled A Challenge

  Black economy remains a challenge for Fiji and the Pacific, believes Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority actin...

FRCA Explains More About  How Tax On Insurance Works
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FRCA Explains More About How Tax On Insurance Works

Sun INTERVIEW – Fiji revenue and customs authority ACTING chief executive VISVANATH DAS How are insurance payo...

VAT Monitoring  Device Here Soon
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VAT Monitoring Device Here Soon

  The first batch of 300 Value Added Tax (VAT) monitoring devices will be here early next month. Fiji Revenue a...

Das Appointed Vice Chair Of WCO Asia-Pacific
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Das Appointed Vice Chair Of WCO Asia-Pacific

  Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority acting chief executive, Visvanath Das, has recently been appointed the Vic...

Professional Service Fees And Reimbursement Of Expenses
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Professional Service Fees And Reimbursement Of Expenses

The new budget announcement states that Non Resident Withholding Tax will also be charged on the reimbursement of ex...

Overhaul In Vehicle Importation Duty Rates
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Overhaul In Vehicle Importation Duty Rates

Is there any change to the duty rate for importation of new hybrid vehicles announced in the 2016-2017 Budget? No, n...

We’re Linked To Panama Papers
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We’re Linked To Panama Papers

Government agencies will investigate whether laws have been broken. Fijians have been named in recent leaked Panama ...

Knowing More About The Real Estate Agents
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Knowing More About The Real Estate Agents

What is a real estate agent for tax purpose? A real estate agent includes a person who acts or holds himself or hers...

FRCA  Introduces Drug Detection  Scanners At Airports
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FRCA Introduces Drug Detection Scanners At Airports

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority will introduce two drug detection scanners to be introduced at our two intern...

Tax Talk: Dividend Under The New Income Tax Act
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Tax Talk: Dividend Under The New Income Tax Act

Who would be defined as a member of the company? Member is separately defined to mean any person with a membership i...

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