Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati appointed on Friday her expert assistant Suryo Utomo as the new tax director-general, tasking him to make sure the country meets this y
Taxation & State Budget
November 1, 2019
October 15, 2019
Triyan Pangastuti, Jakarta – Repatriated funds from the government's tax amnesty program have yet to leave Indonesia even though the holding period for some of the funds had ended, ass
September 26, 2019
Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The government is on high alert over a possible increase in tax shortfall this year as the economic slowdown is likely to continue until the end of the year.
September 25, 2019
Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – The government has decided to suspend an export tax imposed on crude palm oil (CPO) and its derivative products until next year to ease the financial bur
Jakarta – The House of Representative passed the 2020 state budget bill into law during a plenary meeting on Tuesday.
September 19, 2019
Erwin C Sihombing, Jakarta – The Jakarta Tax Office said Thursday that 20 Ferrari owners in the city have paid their luxury vehicle taxes, but warned that more than 1,400 luxury vehicl
September 16, 2019
Marvela, Jakarta – Over a thousand cars categorized as luxury cars in the Jakarta area are reportedly in tax arrears amounting to Rp2.4 trillion.
Larissa Huda, Jakarta – The Indonesian Tobacco Farmers Association (APTI) chairman Agus Parmuji opined the 23-percent cigarette tax hike is beyond a reasonable threshold and will highl
September 6, 2019
Kunradus Aliandu, Jakarta – Indonesia plans to cut corporate taxes to boost domestic investment.
September 4, 2019
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The government plans to gradually lower the corporate income tax in a bid to attract more investment and boost the country's cooling economic growth.
August 31, 2019
Norman Harsono, Jakarta – Indonesia's tax office has announced several tax incentives for oil and gas contractors operating in the country.
August 21, 2019
Nur Yasmin & Dion Bisara, Jakarta – The tax office has dashed hopes for a second tax amnesty over concerns that this may erode its credibility.
August 16, 2019
Maikel Jefriando, Tabita Diela, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday proposed a 2,528.8 trillion rupiah ($177.56 billion) budget to parliament for 2020, focusing spendi
August 2, 2019
Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati is open to the idea of giving taxpayers a second chance to come clean about assets kept abroad amid calls from the public, particularly
July 24, 2019
Jakarta – The Taxation Directorate General is now preparing a mechanism to collect taxes from all activities in the digital economy, not only trading in marketplaces, but also all acti
July 22, 2019
Jakarta – The Taxation Directorate General has revoked a regulation on individual income tax to simplify the tax calculation process and ensure legal certainty.
July 18, 2019
Bambang Nurbianto, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati says the slow growth of tax revenues in the first half of 2019 was caused by the implementation of a tax refund acce
July 17, 2019
Jakarta – The Finance Ministry has projected a revenue shortfall of Rp 140 trillion (US$10.02 billion) from the revenue forecast of Rp 1.58 quadrillion in the 2019 state budget, and th
July 9, 2019
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has issued a regulation on major tax deductions aimed at boosting investment, research and development (R&D) as well as the participation o
Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – The government and the House of Representatives on Monday agreed to revise down the tax to gross domestic product (GDP) ratio assumption for the 2020 sta
July 5, 2019
Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has revealed on Tuesday that last year's state budget recorded a deficit of Rp 269.4 trillion, or 1.81 percent of gross domestic produc
July 4, 2019
Retno Ayuningtyas, Jakarta – The Tax Office has said it does not have enough time to execute a plan to cut the corporate income tax from 25 percent to 20 percent by the end of this yea
July 1, 2019
Adi Ahdiat, Jakarta – The government has completed the next year's draft budget for ministries and state institutions.
June 25, 2019
Hendartyo Hanggi, Jakarta – Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto said the government will continue making policy breakthroughs to make domestic businesses more attractive and able to d
June 24, 2019
Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has expressed concern about a slowdown in tax revenue this year.