Monthly Archives: August 2018

FRCS grows more teeth

New changes to penalty provisions are now even more challenging Introduction 1. National Budgets come and go. Most of us focus on changes in taxation or duty rates, new taxes or new tax breaks. But Budget changes also include administrative changes in laws. Those changes may have serious consequences for taxpayers. The most recent Budget… Read more »

Employment Relations (Budget Amendment) Act 2018

Introduction 1. In the 2018-2019 National Budget, the Government announced new leave entitlements which affect all employers and workers in Fiji. The new entitlements have been approved by Parliament in the Employment Relations (Budget Amendment) Act 2018 (“2018 Act”). 2. The 2018 Act amends the Employment Relations Act 2007 (“Act”) and introduces: (a) 5 days’… Read more »