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5 Biggest Challenges Businesses Face during Expansion

Posted 15.12. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Being one of the world’s top ten economies is just one of the reasons to consider when expanding your business in Indonesia. It is rich on both natural and human resources. It continues to attract foreign direct investments while the government continues to work hard to improve its fiscal policies and infrastructure. But with expansion …

Everything You Need to Know about Company Registration in Bali

Posted 13.12. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Everybody heard about Bali, but not everybody knows that Bali has become one of the most potential markets in South-East Asia. Bali’s economy has been continually growing for a while, reaching 6.24 percent growth in 2016. The highest growth which came from the information and communication sector (9.15 percent), confirms that The Island of Gods …

Why You Need to Outsource Your Accounting and Payroll

Posted 1.12. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Many components make up a business. For it to run like a well-oiled machine, it requires a reliable, scalable system for payroll and accounting. These may be easy if you have very few employees to manage or you operate domestically. This way, you’re familiar with business-related laws such as accounting, taxation, and labour. …

5 Most Common Trademark Registration Mistakes: What Your Business Should Avoid

Posted 28.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

“Should you trademark your business?” is a question all business owners could relate when starting a business in Indonesia. The answer may vary from individual to individual in general. Business owners will benefit from trademark registration when doing business in the archipelago. Why? Because it is an invaluable asset. It will protect your business and …


Posted 23.11. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 8.10. 2018

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 25.09. 2018

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 25.09. 2018

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 25.09. 2018

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 25.09. 2018

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 25.09. 2018

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 25.09. 2018

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 …