Fiji Tourism Group Applauds New Tax Structure that Includes RACs

In a Nov. 28 article from The Fiji Times, the Fiji Islands Hotel and Tourism Association (FIHTA) was in favor of the government’s announcement to change the hotel turnover tax to what will now be known as a service turnover tax.

The service turnover tax is set to include all services and businesses that benefit from tourism, which means the car rental industry will be affected by this new tax structure. The FIHTA CEO stated in the article that the association expects the new tax to bring in $57 million in 2012, compared to the $37 million the hotel tax will generate this year.

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