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Why Is It Important to Select a Good Back Office Provider?

Posted 11.08. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 23.10. 2018

Outsourcing back office services is one of the hottest trends in the global marketplace. Almost every company has some type of back office activity that have to outsource  to a third party, which ranges from data entry through to payroll, legal services and the management of accounts receivable and payable.  Back office services have essentially extended …

Tax Amnesty: The Benefits and Challenges

Posted 2.08. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

Tax amnesty is actually a government effort to give opportunities for taxpayers to become clean, with the hope that they can continue paying their taxes with reduced or waived interests and/or penalties. This amnesty is given for a certain period of time and is given to both individuals and companies. Ideally, this kind of amnesty …

3 + 1 Most Common Trademark Registration Mistakes in Indonesia

Posted 20.07. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

In Indonesia, trademark considered as an Intellectual Property (IP). So it’s important for business people to register their trademarks correctly due to a high rate of IP piracy in Indonesia. The awareness of how important a registered trademark for a business is keep increasing along with the development of business and economic in Indonesia, it’s …

The Latest Regulation on Indonesia 2016 Negative Investment List

Posted 23.06. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

The new Negative Investment list has finally been published by Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) on May 18th, 2016. This 2016 Negative Investment List is replacing the 2014 Negative Investment List or Daftar Negatif Investasi 2014. There are some sectors that are closed for the foreign investment on the prior Negative List. But now those …

Why Businessman Need Background Check in Indonesia?

Posted 24.05. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 3.12. 2018

When you are running and develop your business in Indonesia, it is very important that your company is supported by workers with experience and proven practices, have a good track record and assumed not bring troubles to your company in the future. Surely an organization / company has a goal to be achieved. Achievement of …

Understanding Non-Profit Organization in Indonesia : How to Establish a Foundation

Posted 17.05. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 27.09. 2018

According to the Law Number 28 Year 2004 and amendment of Law Number 16 Year 2001, Foundation (Yayasan), one of types of Non-Profit Organization, as a non-membership legal entity, established based on the separation of assets, and intended as a vehicle for attaining certain purposes in the social, religious, or humanitarian fields. One or more …

Taking Advantages of Virtual Offices in Jakarta: Things You Should Know

Posted 9.05. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

The local government of the Capital City of Jakarta has issued a new policy in a circular letter No. o6/SE/2016 on the establishment of Certificate of Domicile and other licenses that come afterwards for the users of virtual offices in Jakarta. This policy is aimed to create a better business climate in Jakarta and to …

Easy Investing Service Program in Indonesia

Posted 30.04. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

This is good news for investors that target Indonesia as their potential market. The Indonesian government through its Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has issued two new policies that enable investor to conveniently invest in Indonesia. The two policies are called Kemudahan Investasi Langsung (KLIK), which is literally translated as Simplicity in Direct Investment as well …

3-hour Investment Licensing Service: A Breakthrough in Indonesia’s Economic Package

Posted 25.04. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

Investing in Indonesia is getting faster and easier now. Since January 2016, The Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has launched a three-hour investment permit service for investors. The service is part of BKPM’s One-Stop Integrated Service (PTSP) program, which will allow prospective investors with a minimum investment of IDR 100 billion (US$7.33 million) and/or absorb a workforce …

Newest Regulation on Stay Permit, Visit Visa, and Working Permit

Posted 21.04. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 4.01. 2019

The Immigration Directorate General of Republic of Indonesia has issued a new regulation. Which the submission of the application forms for Stay Permit (ITAS), Visiting Visa (ITK), and its renewal for expatriates must be done online. The new regulation is effective since February 1st, 2016. The applicant will then receive a confirmation email within 3-7 …

Cekindo Has Delivered a Presentation About Product Registration in Indonesia at Health Ingredients South East Asia Exhibition.

Posted 18.04. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

Cekindo had a great opportunity to deliver a presentation about health industries and product registration in Indonesia at Health Ingredients South East Asia Exhibition. Cekindo’s Head of the Legal and Corporate Law Department, Nurmia Agustina was invited as a keynote speaker. And it’s held at the second day of seminar on April 6, 2016, in the …

Cekindo, the Quality Company of the Year Aims to Promote Indonesia Better

Posted 14.04. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 3.01. 2019

Established in 2012, Cekindo Business International (previously ‘Cekindo Bisnis Grup’) has rapidly developed as a consulting firm in Indonesia. Provide services for Market-Entry and Corporate Secretarial services. We have expanded from 3 to 40 employees within 3 years, and serve hundreds of clients from multinational companies. From small and medium enterprises, as well as private entrepreneurs. …