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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid when Forming a Business Partnership in Indonesia

Many entrepreneurs who have been doing business in Indonesia for some time may need a partner at some point. Most of them feel that they aren’t happy with the trajectory even if they have achieved moderate success. Some feel stalled and think that their businesses are not going anywhere. Therefore, having a partnership in Indonesia …

Stay Permit Services in Indonesia in the New Normal

With the New Normal taking place in Indonesia following the COVID-19 crisis, many areas have been profoundly impacted. For foreigners, it is important to keep up with the latest updates regarding visas and/or permits in Indonesia. This article discusses the stay permit services in Indonesia in the New Normal, in accordance with the new regulation …

COVID-19 in Indonesia: Why Employee Background Check is More Important than Ever

COVID-19 crisis may change the way you perform an employee background check in Indonesia. But, one thing for sure, you must not remove it from your recruitment process. As COVID-19 moves from a health crisis to an economic crisis, it is understandable that entrepreneurs and organisations feel powerless and terrified at the destruction of the …

The Benefits of Setting up a PT PMA in Solo

Solo has been a captivating business and investment destination. In 2019, among the 35 districts and cities in Central Java, Solo was crowned the second in the Central Java Potential Investment Challenge 2019. As of now, the investment value in Solo is among the three highest in Central Java. Also in 2018, Central Java won …

Have You Been Making These 5 Hiring Mistakes in Indonesia?

Hiring in Indonesia can be complex and exhausting. When you are assessing the applicants, they are also evaluating you and your company. Successful hiring is more complicated than just choosing the right people. It is also about attracting and retaining the best talents. Here are the 5 hiring mistakes that are commonly found in Indonesia …

How to Open a Restaurant in Semarang

The culinary market in Semarang is having great potential for substantial growth. Despite the current slowing economy around the world, culinary and food businesses are going strong in the city. Many foreign investors keep coming to Indonesia and invest heavily in the culinary market, especially in opening a restaurant in Semarang. The city has various …

Does Every Company Incorporation in Indonesia Require Shareholders?

Not only should every entrepreneur have the fortitude and energy to start a business in Indonesia, but they should also meticulously consider several factors and be constantly informed to pursue a business idea. With the right information, only you can spin your brilliant idea into an enterprise that will eventually bring you sustainable profit. You …

Why Should You Establish a PT PMA for Your Business in Yogyakarta?

Being one of the best business locations for entrepreneurs to set up a foreign investment company in Indonesia, Yogyakarta has got it right in many areas in attracting foreign capital. Generally, Yogyakarta enjoys a strong competitive edge over many cities in Southeast Asia especially in its rapid development of digital ecosystems and high-tech startups. The …

What Employers must Check when Performing an Employee Background Check in Indonesia

For every employer’s recruitment and hiring in Indonesia, one thing that should be part of the process is the background check. Why is background check critical for starting your entrepreneurial journey in Indonesia? This is because not every recruitment and hiring deception and misrepresentation can be easily detected by the in-house human resource department and …

How to Open a Real Estate Agency in Bali

In Indonesia especially Bali, the real estate industry has gained significant benefits. This is why many foreigners are trying to get into this profitable industry by setting up a real estate agency in Bali. Over the past decade, the price and demand for property in Bali rose prominently. As of now, it is almost impossible …

Tax Registration for Tax Compliance in Indonesia: Your Guide

Tax compliance is an important matter all over the world including individuals and companies that do business in Indonesia. Every business in Indonesia must register for tax, report and file returns, and then pay taxes. As taxes contribute largely to Indonesia’s country income, the tax amount imposed will have a considerable impact on both local …