The Department of Customs and Inland Revenue (DCIR) and Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce & Industry (VCCI) will be collaborating together to host the first 11 close sessions discussion during the Tax Week 2022 here in Vanuatu where all businesses, business license holders, are welcomed to choose and attend.
This will happen during the 3-day event held at the Convention Centre beginning tomorrow, Wednesday 26th January 2022 the International Customs Day, from Thursday 27th January till Friday 28th January 2022, there will be the close sessions discussion co-chaired by DCIR and VCCI Council members.
The purpose is to consult, discuss, raise your concerns and share ideas on taxation issues in relation to the topics of interest and contribute to the meeting outcomes in the form of a VCCI submission for each close session discussion to submit to Customs Department.
Day 1, 26 January 2022, will see a parade beginning at 8:00am from Fung Kuei to the Convention Centre where the public are welcomed to join. Arriving at the Convention Centre there will be a lot of activities going on plus different government departments designated booths stationed there where public and businesses can seek out information from.
Day 2, 27 January 2022, businesses are invited to attend any close sessions discussion hosted by DCIR Managers and VCCI Councillors on the following topics of interest:
• Casino (8am – 10am @ Room 3)
• Turnover Tax (10am – 12pm @ Room 3)
• Business Licence (1pm – 3pm @ Room 3)
• Overarching Taxation Tax Agents (3pm – 5pm @ Room 3)
• Customs Brokers (8am – 10am @ Room 4)
• Shipping (10am – 12pm @ Room 4)
• Survey (1pm – 3pm @ Room 4)
• Tourism (3pm – 5pm @ Room 4)
Day 3, 28 January 2022, topics of interest for discussion, hosted by the DCIR and VCCI Councillors, include:
• Manufacturing (8am – 10am @ Room 3)
• Agriculture (8am – 10am @ Room 4)
• Utilities (10am – 12pm @ Room 3)
There will be a brief plenary session presenting a summary of outcomes of each close session discussion from 2pm before the official closing of the Tax Week on Friday 28 January 2022.
The DCIR officers will also be available at the Convention Centre to assist people/businesses who wish to settle their business licence and Value Added Tax (VAT) for 2022. VAT is due on 27 January 2022, while business licences are due on 30 January 2022. The Public Works Department will set up at the Convention Center to conduct roadworthy checks.
Click HERE to download the program
We would like to apologize for sending out the notice and program for the event this late, we just received it today.
We hope to see you all there.