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BLACK FRIDAY IN CEKINDO

Posted 23.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

Once upon a time, there was a day when a majority of products and services got cheaper. People loved these deals and sellers decided to repeat the event the following year. The fairy tale full of hot offers became a reality and Black Friday an important annual event. Following current trends is an essential part …

Importance of Trademark Registration in Indonesia

Posted 23.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

Here’s the interesting thing about registration of trademark Indonesia: it is not mandatory for you to do so. But numerous legal cases have also proven how it is always the wisest move for any business. First, What Is a Trademark? A trademark is any distinguishing symbol, character, word, phrase, or illustration that relates to your …

Doing Business in Indonesia: Determining the Market Opportunities

Posted 22.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

Nowadays, companies and investors look for Indonesian market for the brightest and the best. In a recent report commissioned by Euromonitor International, Indonesia has 17.3 million middle-class households; a nation with the world’s fourth largest middle class. The middle class is the most powerful consumer force leading the growth in Indonesia with consumer-related market opportunities. …

An Overview on Indonesia’s Tax Reporting and Planning

Posted 21.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

Taxation is always a complex process especially Indonesia Tax reporting where many laws and regulations govern it. Take, for example, how to calculate the income tax for both corporate entities and individuals such as employees. Under the taxation laws, the length of the residency matters. You are considered a resident of the country if your …

Doing Business in Indonesia: An Overview of Indonesian Market Landscape

Posted 20.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

We have all witnessed how Indonesian market slowly rose to become one of the world’s emerging economic hot spot. With the growing attention that the archipelago has been getting, surely there is no lack of foreign investors seeking great opportunities like this and start a business in Indonesia. According to the 2016 Economic Survey of …

Setting Up a Small Business Indonesia: The Challenges and Solutions

Posted 17.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

Due to the reforms and improvements by the Jokowi’s administration in recent years, Indonesia economy having a big jump. The current on-a-roll economy also opens the door to rapid business development of doing business in Indonesia. Challenges for Starting a Small business Indonesia Setting up a small business Indonesia encompasses challenges. Traditionally speaking, the higher the …

Indonesian Trademark Law: Challenges for Brand Owners

Posted 16.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

Hearing people describe what trademark is may oftentimes make the concept sound so simple. Trademark, an intellectual property or an intangible business asset, covers business names, logos, slogans, and other components. This trademark used to identify the business and its products (or services) in the market. Businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are known …

Payroll Processing and Outsourcing in Indonesia: How It Works

Posted 15.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 14.04. 2018

While not all foreign investors end up hiring employees, most do, and part of your responsibility is to make sure you do payroll right. Payroll process is basic and more likely similar with that of other countries. The process involves the person in charge of it to accomplish the following: Determine the salary Pay the salary …

How to Open an Indonesian Bank Account?

Posted 10.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

Are you planning to live abroad or just traveling for leisure? You will agree that exchange rates and transaction fees on your bank account can sometimes be a nightmare. Not only is it inconvenient to be using an international card as it costs you adding charges. It will be time-consuming and inefficient to settle the …

How Is Life for Expats in Bali?

Posted 9.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 17.04. 2018

There’s no doubt that Bali has increasingly grown popular as a favorite holiday destination for tourists from around the world. In fact, Bali has become a dream destination for many people, including those wanting to find that perfect retirement place or the ideal business center or simply the most enjoyable place to live at. Either …

Indonesia Halal Certification Revoked from MUI

Posted 8.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

The change that had long been expected finally came into effect. The Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) had delegated its authority to issue the halal certification to a newly established institution. The inaguration of the body of Halal Product Assurance Organizing Agency (BPJPH) happened on October 11th, 2017. It’s been three years after the law …