Rp 5,05 Trilion Tax Revenue in 2012

DENPASAR Bali Province Regional Office of Taxes Directorate General surpassed the target of tax revenue in 2012, with the achievements of up to 103 percent or more than Rp 5,05 trillion. “This shows an increase in public awareness in meeting tax obligations, in addition to the efforts we’ve made,” said Acting official of Kakanwil DJP […]

A Taxing Haven

Many people are dumbstruck by a central government scheme to charge people coming into Indonesia for bringing small personal items with them. Indeed the plan seems so ludicrous that you would certainly be forgiven for not taking it seriously at all and laughing out loud. But as bizarre and iniquitous as it sounds, the government […]

Top Legislator Pitches for Lower Groundwater Tax Rate

TABANAN A controversial 1,000 percent rise in groundwater charges needs to be studied in more depth and possibly reduced, the chairman of the provincial legislature, I Made Sudana, says. Sudana was speaking in Tabanan in response to fears there that the rise was too high for local businesses to cope with. He met business and […]

Explain Yourself, Pastika Tells Badung Regent

DENPASAR Badung Regent Anak Agung Gede Agung has gotten a please-explain from Governor I Made Mangku Pastika over the collection of hotel tax in the regency. Regent Agung had told Pastika Badung rejected provincial rules that require hotel taxes to be remitted online because the necessary software and systems were not yet installed. The online […]