Monthly Archives: July 2016

Changes to Land Sales Act allow non-residents to apply to extend December deadline for building on residential land

Introduction 1. Earlier this month the Fiji Parliament enacted the Land Sales (Budget Amendment) Act 2016 (“Amendment Act”). The Amendment Act is aimed at non-resident owners of Fiji land caught by the 2014 law changes. They will now be able to apply for additional time beyond the existing December 2016 deadline to complete building on… Read more »

Employment taxation incentives

1. Introduction The Minister of Finance presented the 2016-17 National Budget to Parliament on Wednesday 23 June 2016 and introduced a number of budget amendment bills to the House. These bills were debated and enacted by Parliament on Friday 8 July 2016. 2. Employment The 2016-17 Budget is designed to focus on rehabilitation of public… Read more »