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Building Inspection and the Responsible Technical Person for Cosmetic Importers

Lately, cosmetics have become a booming trend in Indonesia. There have been thousands of cosmetic products that have been registered at the Indonesia FDA (BPOM) in 2020 alone. The increasing number of cosmetic products entering Indonesia drove the BPOM to upgrade their regulation on cosmetics just recently. In the latest regulation regarding cosmetic product registration …

Interested in Setting up a Local Company in Brebes? 5 Facts to Know

Located in Central Java, Indonesia, Brebes is expected to reach 7% growth in the following one or two years. With the rapid development of infrastructure and facilities in Brebes, this industrial estate has got investors excited and ready to set up a company. There are two common types of legal entities for foreign investors to …

Have You Heard about Entertainment KITAS? A Guide

Have you ever thought about how you can live and work in Bali as a freelancer, a performer, a model, an artist, or a musician? Bali is not just for investors with huge financial ability, or entrepreneurs with the next big ideas, it is also for freelancers and individuals alike to realise their dream with …

COVID-19 in Indonesia: Relaxation of BPJS of Employment Contributions

In accordance with a new government regulation namely PP 49 of 2020 that has been signed by President Joko Widodo on 31 August 2020, the contribution for BPJS of Employment in Indonesia has been relaxed. The purpose of this relaxation is to help ease the burden of the participants who have to deal and cope …

How to Start a Trading Company in Semarang

As the largest city and capital of Central Java, Semarang is now regarded as one of the best places to start a trading company. According to the central government, they aim to boost Central Java’s Regional Product per Capita (PDRB) to 7% by 2023 with a total investment of IDR 774 trillion. Company Types for …

7 Items to Check before Buying Property in Bali

Despite the shocking spike of Bali’s property price, the property market doesn’t seem to go down any time soon. This is why many investors are still eyeing at the lucrative real estate market in Bali. Continue reading this article to find out the 7 items to check before buying a property in Bali. Check These …

3 Stages of Corporate Due Diligence in Indonesia

The purpose of conducting corporate due diligence in Indonesia is to give investors as much important information to make informed and sound decisions. The benefits of due diligence in Indonesia are many folds: making the best decision for your investment, gaining trust from new business partners, and seizing any new business opportunities. 3 Stages Involved …

Trademark Registration in Indonesia: Important Preparation

Trademark registration in Indonesia is important when you establish a business in the country. A trademark is not only applicable in Indonesia, but you can also apply it to anywhere in the world for your business venture. In Indonesia, a trademark can be a unique logo, symbol, illustration, character, phrase, or word that distinguishes a …

A Comprehensive Guide to Starting a Hospitality Business in Indonesia

The hospitality industry in Indonesia may be hit by the COVID-19 crisis, but the “new normal” approach has helped the industry to recover from the crisis. The Indonesian government has shown strong support to encourage the comeback of domestic travel by providing incentives to travel agencies and airlines, tax waivers to hotels and restaurants in …

How to Obtain a Company Registration Number in Indonesia

A company registration number is a unique number assigned to every business that is legally incorporated in Indonesia. You will also need to use your company registration number in Indonesia to register for your corporate tax number, get in touch with the Companies House, file and submit your tax returns, as well as changing your …

What is a Mandatory Manpower Report and Which Companies Should Submit It?

Regarding employment in Indonesia, one of the many things not to be overlooked by companies is the mandatory manpower report. The mandatory manpower report has a great impact on a company. If an enterprise fails to comply with the requirements, they will be subject to penalties and sanctions. What is Mandatory Manpower Report for Employment …

Annual Tax Return in Indonesia for Freelancers: An Easy Guide

When doing business in Indonesia, tax obligations become unavoidable. One of the tax obligations to fulfill is an annual tax return and your employment status can impact your tax obligations. This article contains everything you need to know about filing the annual tax return in Indonesia as freelancers. What is Annual Tax Return in Indonesia? …