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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO DOING BUSINESS IN INDONESIA

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Entrepreneur Indonesia: 5 Essential Things All First-Time Entrepreneurs Should Know

Being a first-time entrepreneur in Indonesia can be nerve-wrecking but also very rewarding at the same time. There are endless things you have to consider from different aspects: legal, financial, marketing, customer issues, recruitment, etc. Therefore, it is not surprising that most first-time entrepreneurs will stumble on some common pitfalls when there are so many …

Opening a Restaurant in Bali Checklist: Prepare Everything

Have you ever dreamed of opening a restaurant of your own in Bali one day? You will enjoy this kind of work in Bali since it resonates with your passion. The restaurant industry in Bali is undoubtedly a highly profitable sector to venture into, thanks to the booming tourism and locals’ appreciation towards international cuisine. …

The Important Role of Remote Workers in Boosting Company Productivity

Remote work has been popular over the years, thanks to the emergence of technology that now is advancing at a very rapid pace, allowing people to work anywhere, anytime they want. Remote work has also gained popularity in Indonesia. Kudos to today’s more sophisticated work-from-home capabilities, the workplace in Indonesia is changing. More and more …

5 Challenges of Accounting and Tax Compliance in Vietnam

Constant changes and ever-increasing complexity to the tax system as well as technology adoption in Vietnam result in challenges for the modern accounting and tax compliance when doing business in Vietnam. Due to these challenges, many companies in Vietnam are now rethinking their approach to local and even international compliance. They aim to resolve the …

How are Payroll and Company Culture in Indonesia Related ?

Company culture can affect every aspect of your business: from employees’ job satisfaction to public perception of the company. Many elements can contribute to the company culture such as company mission and vision, values, workplace environment, leadership and management. However, there is another important element that is often overlooked by business owners: payroll, especially when …

Virtual Office Semarang to Start a Small Business, What Else is Needed?

As the capital city of Central Java, you may think that Semarang is not as captivating as other major cities in Indonesia such as Jakarta or Surabaya. However, Semarang has attracted many foreign investors and is on its way to becoming one of the best spots for small businesses. Now you are thinking to start …

Have Your Foreign Owned Company in Indonesia Submitted Investment Activity Report? Find Out How

In accordance with Law No. 25 of 2007, all foreign owned companies in Indonesia are obliged to submit their investment activity reports (Laporan Kegiatan Penanaman Modal – LKPM) providing their investment activities in detail. Failure to do so will lead to administrative sanctions, including investment license being revoked, imposed by the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board …

The Latest Presidential Regulation on Expatriate Placement Plan in Indonesia

President of Indonesia Joko Widodo has issued Regulation No. 20 of 2018 on Expatriate Placement Plan (“Reg 20/2018”). This regulation has become effective since 26 June 2018. The new presidential regulation replaced the old regulation No. 72 of 2014 on Expatriate Placement Plan and Implementation of Education and Training of Companion Workforce (“Reg 72/2014”). If …

Airbnb Bali: How Foreigners Can Rent Out Their Airbnb Villas Legally

Anyone with an interest in Bali knows that the Airbnb villas available on this island are getting more and more plentiful. In addition, the quality of these Airbnb villas makes Airbnb Bali way better than Airbnb anywhere else in the world. The growth of the Airbnb villas is no-brainer: Bali has been going through a …

What are the Most Common Problems with Visa Agents in Bali?

No matter which country you are going to, applying for a visa is nerve-wracking, and the same applies to applying for a visa in Bali. Therefore, in order to make life easier and avoid all the visa application bureaucracy, most foreigners will opt for a visa agent without doing much research. Engaging a visa agent …