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Setting Up a Local PT Company

Posted 5.10. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 15.01. 2019

Set Up A Local PT Company in Indonesia PT is the most popular company type in Indonesia. In fact, this type is fully intended for Indonesian only, but for a certain situation, it can be setting up for the foreign investors. For Local PT Company there are more options how to get it – read more about Local nominee company or Shelf …

Getting Halal Certificate in Indonesia

Posted 13.09. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

Getting halal certificate will give you a trustworthy brand image for Moslem consumers, which means more profits for your business in Indonesia. Indonesia is a country with the biggest Moslem population in the world, stating that approximately 14 percent of the world’s Moslem people live in this nation. That’s why halal industry offers a very huge …

The Potential of Nutritional Industry in Indonesia and Its Regulations

Posted 30.08. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

Instead of only fulfilling their primary needs, Indonesian consumers are now seeing secondary and tertiary products as important commodity. Indonesia is the largest emerging market in South East Asia. With its fast growing population and increasing number of its citizens’ purchasing power, there is an apparent trend that Indonesian consumers tend to choose products with …

8 Most Potential Cities Foreigners Can Invest in Indonesia: Other Than Jakarta and Bali

Posted 16.08. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

Indonesia is a unique country with countless of resources and diversities that make this country is rich with various business potentials. Each province in Indonesia has its own prospects that can attract foreign investors to do businesses. However, two most favorite destinations that foreign companies are familiar with only Jakarta and Bali, whereas in the …

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 …