The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority today announced the launch of Blanket Tax Clearances (BTC) to businesses and taxpayers who have to frequently obtain tax clearances for remitting payments for goods and services purchased from offshore.
The Vodafone Fiji national team will take on the All Whites in the OFC Nations Cup tomorrow without head coach Frank Farina who has been denied entry into Papua New Guinea due to non- compliance of immigration regulations.
The Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) is looking to government for its continuous support after the announcement of the 2013 budget.
Speaking to FijiLive FSC chair Abdul Khan said they are looking forward to hearing the announcement and they are sure government will continue to support the sugar industry.
“We see no reason why the government will not support the industry and we look forward to hearing a good budget,” said Khan.
He said they will appreciate whatever amount is allocated for the industry.
In the 2012 budget FSC’s financial assistance was adjusted to $40 million and in addition to its support government provided $700,000 for the purchase of farming equipments and machinery.
The 2013 budget will be announced by the Prime Minister and Minister for finance Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama at 3pm today at the FRCA Complex in Nasese and more than 300 guests are expected to attend the announcement.
Suva, Rifle Range bag impressive winsDefending champion Suva started its campaign in the 89th Sangam IDC on a positive note and defeated Lautoka 2-0 in an exciting encounter at Prince Charles Park last night.
Pope prays for peace in Syria, KoreaPope Francis prayed for a "political solution" in Syria and for "reconciliation" on the Korean peninsula in his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter's Square.
Fiji receives ICT awardFiji’s efforts in harnessing its ICT sector has been recognised by the International Telecommunications Union and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday received the ICTs in Sustainable Development Award in New York.