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What Happens When a Piece of Land is Abandoned in Indonesia?

Land is precious and usually used to benefit both businesses and communities. However, a great number of land rights holders do not execute their rights properly. This careless disregard of their lands and specific rights eventually leads to their lands turning into abandoned lands under the Indonesian Laws, namely PP 11/2010 on the Issuance and …

A Guide to Property Tax in Indonesia

Indonesia is a sought-after destination for business owners and investors to purchase or own a property. Thanks to its recent economic reform, Indonesia does not just depend on direct taxes for the country’s income. Therefore, expats buying properties in Indonesia are paying one of the lowest property taxes on their property acquisitions, compared to many …

How Hiring in Indonesia can be Helped through Human Resource Outsourcing

Human resources are one of the factors that determine the growth and success of a company. Without an efficient and competent human resource team, there will be no qualified employees in the organisation. And, without talented and skilled staff who are devoted and committed to the company, there will be no profits and growth. It …

How to Establish an Indonesian Association in the Form of a Legal Entity

In Indonesia, an association is an organisation where individuals, companies, professionals, and groups come together to realise common goals and objectives for non-profit matters. Members of the association partner to realise social, religious, and humanitarian goals that will make a difference to the world. Indonesian Association: Establishment Purposes Individuals or organisations set up associations in …

How to Start a Business in Power Supply in Indonesia

Indonesia has been extending a warm welcome to foreign entrepreneurs, investors, and businesses who can contribute to the country’s economy. This can be seen in their recent more business-friendly policies and improved licensing infrastructure – making Indonesia one of the best destinations for foreigners to start a business in Indonesia. Particularly for the power supply …

A Guide to Sustainability Report in Indonesia

To protect the environment due to the damage it has been taking on for many years from modern development, the government of Indonesia came up with a regulation (Law No. 40/2007) that certain companies must comply with. This law stipulates that organisations involved in the natural resources sector must perform activities that are social- and …

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement and Opportunities Offered

On November 15, 2020, President Jokowi officially signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement or RCEP Agreement at the Bogor Palace. The RCEP is a comprehensive ASEAN economic partnership agreement to strengthen and expand ASEAN’s involvement and engagement with Japan, Australia, China, New Zealand, and Korea. The agreement also aims to combine five free trade …

Important Points to Know about Indonesia’s 2021 State Budget

2021 state budget of Indonesia was approved on September 29, 2020, at the 6th House of Representatives Plenary Session. The purposes of 2021 Indonesia’s State Budget are four-fold. First of all, the government targets to speed up the country’s national economic recovery caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Secondly, the governmental administration led by President Jokowi …

A Guide to Filing Annual Financial Statements for Companies in Indonesia

The majority of companies doing business in Indonesia are required to submit the annual financial statements (laporan keuangan tahunan perusahaan/LKTP). The financial statement in Indonesia generally consists of information about the financial condition of a company, in the forms of company balance, loss-profit or other reports describing financial performance and are organised based on accounting …

The 2021 Success Guide to Investing in Indonesia

With every crisis comes new opportunities to start something, like a new business. If there is something good that follows the COVID-19 crisis, it is a quicker business incorporation process and investing time in Indonesia. Everything can now be done online, including company registration. What is more, with this online process, your company can be …

Benefits of Hiring Temporary Staff for Your Business in Indonesia

Temporary staff, provided by an outsourcing company, is an important and growing part of the business in Indonesia as this employment solution gives businesses a vast number of advantages. Companies in Indonesia hire millions of temporary employees as consultants, contract workers, seasonal workers, freelancers, and interns. Especially during the time of a pandemic and economic …

Effective Business Management During a Downturn – Where Challenges Become Opportunities

The COVID-19 crisis has forced many businesses to adapt. However, some sectors such as hospitality may be forced to take drastic measures, given the looming negative outlook for global growth. Companies who find themselves in these financially distressed situations can consider the option of Corporate Recovery. Corporate Recovery is the process of ensuring owners, creditors, …