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Permissible Contamination Limits in Health Supplement Products in Indonesia

Health supplement products are among the products that can be distributed and sold in Indonesia. Prior to distributing and selling the health supplements, they need to go through the product registration process and you need to get yourself familiar with the latest product registration regulations in Indonesia, such as the permissible contamination limits. In the …

Why Coworking Spaces are Much Better than Local Coffee Shops in Jakarta

We are so blessed to exist in this era when work can be done remotely. According to Forrester Research, there are more than 375 millions of mobile and remote workers all over the world. Where are these people working then? Many freelancers and startups initially work from their home office. Some of them choose a …

Fiscal Incentives for Oil and Gas Contractors in Indonesia

With regard to Indonesia fiscal policy, the Indonesian government has issued the Regulation of the Minister No. 122/PMK.03/2019 on Facilities of Value-added Tax or Value-added Tax and Luxury-goods Sales Tax, Land-and-Building Tax, and Tax Treatment upon Imposition of Sharing Facilities Operational Cost and Indirect Cost Budgeting Expense of the Headquarters. This Indonesia fiscal policy has …

Franchise Business Regulations in Indonesia are Now More Relaxed

There has been a significant development in franchise business in Indonesia, thanks to the country’s recent growing economy, market and wealth. Therefore, more and more foreign brands, especially in retail, food and beverages, service and healthcare sectors, want to seize these opportunities by expanding their business to Indonesia via franchising. Franchise business in Indonesia is …

Various Ways Foreigners can Own Property in Bali

As one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations, Bali is Indonesia’s future tourism powerhouse. Bali’s economy is rising at a remarkable pace, making it one of the sought-after places for foreign investment and permanent residency. Whether it is for investment, retirement or residential purposes, foreigners are now looking into buying and owning property in …

Exploring Business Opportunities in Yogyakarta with a Business Visa

Located just outside of Jakarta, Yogyakarta is not only one of the most densely populated provinces today, but it has also become one of the best business destinations for most foreign investors. Many foreign entrepreneurs have seen the exceptional economic growth in Yogyakarta, particularly in the education sector, high-tech startups, tourism and hospitality, traditional culinary, …

Mandatory Use of Indonesian Language in Business Environment

With regard to business environment in Indonesia, on September 30, 2019, President Jokowi issued Presidential Regulation 63/2019 (or PR 63) in regard to the Mandatory Use of Indonesian Language. PR 63 serves as an implementing regulation of language law 24/2009 regarding the Flag, the Language, the National Emblem, and the National Anthem in Indonesia. In …

Acquiring a Prestigious Office Location without the Cost is Possible: Here’s How

Gone are the days when a budding business finds it hard to acquire a prestigious office location with an affordable price in Jakarta. Before the emergence of contemporary workspace solutions, most businesses resort to large loans to rent and set up their traditional offices. But now, the office space options have expanded to suit almost …

How a Graphic Design Business can Thrive in a Coworking Space

You have just started your graphic design business in Jakarta, and so, where are you going to work? Most startups first choose to run their business from home, but then after some time their home offices become unfit when the startups are growing. Furthermore, as a graphic designer, you will want to interact with like-minded …

Why Outsourcing to a Virtual Receptionist is the Right Decision for Business

Smart businesses know that making clients happy and retaining them is one of the key ingredients to building a successful business empire. There are many ways to funnel your clients to your way and the most important being the person who takes care of the customers’ calls. A receptionist who answers call is the first …

9 Important Points to Consider before Establishing a Foundation in Indonesia

Establishing a foundation in Indonesia is one of the great ways for a business to establish credibility and to continue the legacy of its founder. This is particularly important for non-profit organisations as credibility can determine their sustainability and ultimate success. For a foundation that acts in the form of charity or provides non-profit assistance …