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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO DOING BUSINESS IN INDONESIA

Behind every success of business expansion is the comprehensive knowledge of regulations, legal compliances, procedures and socio culture, among others. If you are intending to expand to Indonesia, get our free copy of e-book to learn about starting a business in Indonesia, everything you need to know from A-Z. Simply click the "download" button below.

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How to Prevent Your Goods from Being Stuck at Indonesian Customs

As a professional importer or exporter in Indonesia, having a shipment held in Indonesian customs that causes a dreaded shipment delay is likely to destroy your reputations and incur cost in terms of revenue loss. Whether it is incoming or outgoing goods, whatever gets stuck will keep you up all night pacing at the office …

Common Business Mistakes to Avoid in Vietnam

Business mistakes and frustration are not unusual when doing business in Vietnam. The lack of insight into the Vietnamese market has often given rise to some rather disheartening investments and business failures. As a reputable business consulting firm for so many years, Cekindo has had a lot of expertise to see what works and what …

Taxation in Indonesia: New Procedure for Tax Return Reporting

If you are an employee or a business owner in Indonesia, it is almost certain that you are bound to tax responsibilities and are already paying taxes to the Indonesian government. Being aware of taxation in Indonesia is important. Therefore, staying on top of taxes and the regular updates of tax laws is often compared …

Business Licensing within Agricultural Sector in Indonesia

Sustained by its diverse landscape and fertile soils, the agricultural sector in Indonesia has long been a potential sector and an important source of income for many local households and foreign investors. Though serving as one of the pillars of Indonesian economy, it is believed that agriculture is yet to achieve its full potential. Therefore, …

Shelf Company in Indonesia: Why It May be a Better Choice than a New Company

When starting a new business in Indonesia, the most common and popular option is to set up an entirely new entity. Although setting a new entity in Indonesia is not as difficult as you imagine, there will definitely be times you face certain issues as foreigners, especially when it comes to the processing time as …

Important Qualities to Look For in a Transfer Pricing Service Provider in Indonesia

Many foreign companies that are considering expanding their businesses far and beyond to other countries such as Indonesia often encounter increasing international tax compliance issues and challenges. For most foreign companies in Indonesia, it is almost unattainable to keep pace with all regulations and tax requirements that change constantly, depending on the country’s economic conditions. …

Starting A Business in Bali: Why and How to Set Up A Restaurant Business

Despite the hard work that a foreigner has to put into for running any kind of business, starting a restaurant business in Bali may be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. Setting up a restaurant business in Bali fuses two of every foreign investor’s greatest desires: making a steady profit while living …

Business Update: Digital Certificates for Construction Sector in Indonesia

Construction market in Indonesia is one of the most important sectors that support the economic growth in Indonesia. In real terms, the construction market in Indonesia made the economy grow by 5.01% in 2017 and the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 10.38% in the same year. In 2018, this sector was worth IDR 451,337 billion …

Tax Clearance Certificate in Indonesia: All You Need to Know

If you wish that your salary is not withheld by the Directorate General of Taxes in Indonesia or to ensure the smooth process of other business activities, chances are you need to have a Tax Clearance Certificate. We’ve asked our team of tax specialists at Cekindo to compile the necessary information you need to know …

Tips to Ensure the Success of Your Startup Company in Indonesia

The past decade has been an exciting journey for the entire startup ecosystem, including in Indonesia. Many aspiring individuals are thinking of becoming entrepreneurs and thinking that all their ideas are the next big thing. Unfortunately, not all of them are going to sustain and most of them are bound to go back to their …

Business Update: Domicile Letter No Longer Required for Business Establishment in Jakarta

Both local and foreign entrepreneurs looking to start businesses and establishing companies in Jakarta may feel relieved as the procedure of company registration in Jakarta has been made easier than ever before, thanks to the city’s government. This article elaborates in more details regarding the business update related to company registration in Jakarta. Company and …

Indonesia Visa Update: A Significant Increase of Visa Overstay Fine

Is your stay permit in Indonesia going to expire? Or you are still in Indonesia but have only just realised that your visa had already expired for quite some time? What will happen if your visa has already expired? It is critical to understand the visa process in Indonesia and get your visa sorted out …