Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The House of Representatives has urged the government to issue a government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) to revise the 2020 state budget, expand the
Taxation & State Budget
March 24, 2020
March 20, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government will reallocate Rp 62.3 trillion (US$3.9 billion) of state spending from the 2020 budget to tackle COVID-19, focusing on health care, the d
March 18, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – "FILE YOUR TAX RETURNS." As if once is not enough, this message is repeated three times in gigantic lettering on billboards across Indonesia.
March 16, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The Taxation Directorate General has cancelled direct face-to-face services and is advising all taxpayers to use online facilities for filing their annual
March 13, 2020
Beritasatu, Jakarta – The government on Friday provided some details on new tax breaks issued as part of a fiscal stimulus to prop up the economy during the coronavirus pandemic, sayin
March 12, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Workers in the manufacturing industry will not have to pay income taxes for six months as the government has announced measures to shield the economy from
March 4, 2020
Jakarta (AFP) – No one was more surprised to learn that Dimas Prayitno owned a Rolls-Royce than the 21-year-old Indonesian himself, who was baffled when told he owed US$15,000 (S$20,80
February 24, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The upcoming government-initiated landmark bill on taxation is expected to simplify tax regulations and boost investment in Indonesia as it proposes corpo
February 19, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia is planning to impose an excise on plastics, fossil-fuel vehicles and sweet drinks in a move aimed at reducing their adverse environmental and h
February 5, 2020
Maikel Jefriando, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has submitted a sweeping tax bill to parliament that proposes corporate tax cuts and seeks to make internet giants pay more taxes,
February 4, 2020
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Bogor, West Java – Indonesia and Singapore have updated their 29-year old bilateral tax treaty, lowering the tax rate on royalties and net income of companies ope
January 31, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The World Bank has called on the government to strengthen tax collection to stimulate growth amid tax reforms plans that will lower tax revenue.
January 17, 2020
Dili – The parliament of Timor-Leste rejected the new proposal of the government for the state budget.
January 7, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's 2019 state budget deficit totaled 2.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), wider than the government's target of 1.8 percent due a revenue
December 24, 2019
Nasori, Jakarta – The Customs Office has tightened the rules for e-commerce imports on Monday as part of a concerted effort to protect local small businesses producing shoes, bags and
Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Local K-pop fans have expressed their disappointment on social media after the government slapped import tariffs on more e-commerce goods.
Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Customs Director-General at Finance Ministry Heru Pambudi announced that imported books are exempted from duty and tax including VAT or value-added tax and inco
December 19, 2019
Adi Ahdiat, Jakarta – The government has a responsibility to advance public healthcare, enlighten national life and create social justice.
December 18, 2019
Jakarta – The Indonesian government has delayed the handover of a sweeping tax Bill to Parliament until January, a month behind its earlier target, an official said on Wednesday (Dec 1
December 17, 2019
Heru Andriyanto, Surabaya – The East Java Police have seized fourteen luxury cars worth billions of rupiah for a lack of valid ownership documents and unpaid taxes in recent operations
December 11, 2019
Karlis Salna – Indonesia's cabinet is discussing amending a legally imposed cap on the budget deficit, which would allow the government to spend and borrow more to stimulate growth in
December 6, 2019
Jakarta – The Jakarta Tax and Levy Agency (BPRD) and the Jakarta Police are conducting joint raids on the homes of luxury car owners as part of the city administration's efforts to col
December 5, 2019
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The government will expand its tax incentive program to cover more business sectors as part of its efforts to attract investment.
December 4, 2019
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Jakarta's Tax and Levy Agency (BPRD) in conjunction with the Metro Jaya Police commenced an operation to collect tax arrears owed by luxury car owners on Tuesd