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June 4, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 4, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has decided that the state budget deficit for 2025 should not be more than 2.82 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP).

May 28, 2024

Tempo - May 28, 2024

Ilona Estherina, Jakarta – Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani explained that the State Budget (APBN) in April 2024 experienced a surplus worth Rp75.7 trillion or equal to 0.33 percent of t

May 23, 2024

Reuters - May 23, 2024

Jakarta – The government has cut taxes for exporters who converted their earnings to rupiah in a new regulation issued this week aimed at boosting foreign exchange supply.

May 16, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 16, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President-elect Prabowo Subianto recently revealed he had no plans of raising the 3 percent budget deficit cap to accommodate his flagship policy of feedin

Jakarta Globe - May 16, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) has raised concerns about the government's decision to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate to 12 percent

May 12, 2024

Tempo - May 12, 2024

Annisa Febiola and Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Minister of Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto has spoken out about the government's plan to increase the value-added tax or VAT to 12

May 3, 2024

Tempo - May 3, 2024

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) urged the government to be careful in realizing the plan to establish a State Revenue Agency.

April 26, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 26, 2024

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Jakarta Globe - April 26, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati announced that as of March 31, Indonesia's state budget (APBN) maintained a surplus of Rp 8.1 trillion ($499.2 mill

April 12, 2024

Tempo - April 12, 2024

Riani Sanusi Putri , Jakarta – The chairperson of the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo), Shinta Kamdani, responded to the government's decision to keep the 2025 State Budget def

April 5, 2024

Reuters - April 5, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia will leave enough fiscal room in the 2025 budget for incoming president Prabowo Subianto's multi-billion free school meal programme, while ensuring the country's tra

March 26, 2024

Jakarta Post - March 26, 2024

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Tax revenue for the year to March 15 fell 3.7 percent year-on-year (yoy), the Finance Ministry has said, largely a result of companies seeking tax refunds for wo

March 25, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 25, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – The Finance Ministry has reported a surplus in the state budget amounting to Rp 22.8 trillion ($1.44 billion).

March 21, 2024

Jakarta Post - March 21, 2024

Jakarta – Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMI) vice president director Bob Azam has asked the government to formulate an impact mitigation scheme ahead of the planned value-added

March 20, 2024

Jakarta Post - March 20, 2024

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Defense minister and presumptive president-elect Prabowo Subianto attended the Mandiri Investment Forum 2024 as keynote speaker last week, a role that wou

Jakarta Globe - March 20, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) is worried that the proposed increase in the value-added tax (VAT) rate to 12 percent in 20

March 18, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 18, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesians will have to pay more for most goods they buy in 2025 once the government increases value-added tax (VAT) to 12 percent in 2025, from the current 11 percent.

March 8, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 8, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The government is set to implement a 12 percent value-added tax (VAT) next year, marking a 1 percentage point increase from the current VAT rate.

March 5, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 5, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto wants to raise the tax ratio to 16 percent, up from the current 10 percent, which he deems low compared to other c

February 28, 2024

Jakarta Post - February 28, 2024

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Government projections point to a sharp increase in the budget deficit this year amid massive spending on social aid and subsidies.

Jakarta Globe - February 28, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The World Bank has advised that the upcoming president's free lunch program should carefully consider the health of the 2025 State Budget.

February 24, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 24, 2024

Editorial board, Jakarta – Prabowo Subianto, the most likely winner of the Feb.

February 23, 2024

Jakarta Post - February 23, 2024

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – Two major credit rating agencies, Fitch Ratings and Moody's, have raised concern that Prabowo Subianto's expensive campaign promises could result in more expansio

February 21, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 21, 2024

Antara, Denpasar – Bali's Tourism Agency announced that the Rp 150,000 ($10) tourist levy for foreign visitors, in effect since February 14, has yielded Rp 9.1 billion in just one week.

Tempo - February 21, 2024

Annisa Febiola and Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – An economist from the Center of Reform on Economic (CORE) Yusuf Rendy Manilet responded to presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto's pla

February 9, 2024

Tempo - February 9, 2024

Jakarta – There is wide opposition to the entertainment tax increase this year and the 12 percent VAT from next year. This is a threat to the viability of businesses.

February 8, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 8, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – Former Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita recently expressed concerns that the implementation of new entertainment taxes, reaching up to 75 percent, co

February 7, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 7, 2024

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Bali – Beginning Feb. 14, 2024, foreign tourists visiting Bali will be required to pay a tourist tax of Rp 150,000 ($10).

February 4, 2024

Al Jazeera - February 4, 2024

Madeline Croad, Jakarta, Indonesia – After spa therapist Murniyati survived COVID-19 on a sparse salary, she thought the worst was over.

February 1, 2024

Tempo - February 1, 2024

Annisa Febiola, Jakarta – Jakarta Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) chairperson, Diana Dewi, criticized the recent policy of the provincial government to increase the vehicle fue

January 30, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 30, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – West Sumatra and West Java have joined Bali in implementing an entertainment tax of less than 40 percent for establishments like nightclubs, karaoke spots

January 29, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 29, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – The Jakarta City Administration has doubled the Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax (PBBKB) from 5 percent to 10 percent, but according to an expert, the increase i

January 26, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 26, 2024

Whisnu Bagus Prasetyo, Jakarta – Several employees in Jakarta have voiced their grievances as their salaries for this month have experienced a decrease.

January 25, 2024

Channel News Asia - January 25, 2024

Rhea Yasmine Alis Haizan, Singapore/Jakarta – A 40 per cent to 75 per cent entertainment tax on the price of certain goods and services may soon be implemented in Indonesia, much to the

January 23, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 23, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – Leisure service providers won't obey the recent tax hikes until the Constitutional Court issues a ruling over a legal motion challenging the government

January 19, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 19, 2024

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – The government has decided to postpone increasing the entertainment tax rate, which was slated to take effect this January, Coordinating Maritime Affairs and I

January 18, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 18, 2024

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Chief Investment Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has called for the suspension of the controversial tax hike on nightclubs, karaoke houses, and bars due to m

Jakarta Post - January 18, 2024

Henderi Gunadi, Jakarta – In the run-up to the presidential election on Feb.

January 17, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 17, 2024

Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Industry players are pressing for legal action against a recent hike to the entertainment tax, arguing that it will hinder their businesses and allow illegal a

Jakarta Globe - January 17, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – The government has prepared incentives for businesses opposing the increase of entertainment tax.

January 8, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 8, 2024

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – In order to turn their campaign promises into reality, the three presidential candidates have sought to boost state revenue by tweaking the country's taxation pol

January 5, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 5, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The Finance Ministry has collected Rp 6.76 trillion ($435.5 million) in value-added tax (VAT) and income tax obtained from digital companies and services

December 31, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 31, 2023

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati on Sunday claimed that the state budget has seen quality spending that is "worth every penny" throughout the year.

December 30, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 30, 2023

Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – The Ministry of Finance has implemented a policy to levy a tax on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), also known as vape, effective from Jan.

December 29, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 29, 2023

Jakarta – The campaign team for presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto and his running mate Gibran Rakabuming Raka says the candidates would consider taxing small and medium enterprise

December 19, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 19, 2023

BTV, Jakarta – A Finance Ministry official revealed on Tuesday that the cumulative state revenue has reached Rp 2,553.2 trillion ($164.8 billion) year-to-date, amounting to 96.8 percent

Tempo - December 19, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Finance said on Monday that the government will draw new debt totaling Rp648.1 trillion (US$41.8 million) in 2024 to close the deficit of projected sta

December 7, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 7, 2023

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Industry players have complained about a planned excise tax on plastic products and sweetened beverages, arguing it will not solve what it is intended to and wil

November 28, 2023

Tempo - November 28, 2023

Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Indonesian Minister of Cooperatives and SMEs Teten Masduki confirmed that the current income tax rate or PPh of 0.5 percent for micro, small, and medium en

November 21, 2023

Reuters - November 21, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's current account deficit narrowed in the third quarter as demand for exports recovered, the central bank said on Tuesday, with most economists expecting the central