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Latest Regulations on Halal Products Implemented by Indonesian Government

With Indonesia’s fast-growing Muslim population, halal industry has become a continuous ballooning market in the country. Therefore, the government of Indonesia has now issued Regulation 31/2019: Halal Product Guarantee Law. This new regulation replaces the various provisions previously set out under Regulation 33/2014. GR 31 was established on 29 April 2019 but gained popularity after …

Why do Singapore and Hong Kong Businesses Outsource Their Administrative Tasks to Indonesia?

Outsourcing is used to refer to companies that provide labour for other companies. In the past, outsourcing was mainly used for jobs that were not directly related to the company’s main activities. For example, janitors and telephone operators/ call center. However, the benefits of outsourcing make its utilisation more extensive nowadays. In practice, outsourcing can …

What Businesses are not Allowed to Use Virtual Office in Semarang?

These days, it is not uncommon for startups to run their businesses via virtual office in Semarang, Indonesia. The concept of virtual office has been around in the country for many years, and the advancement in technology has made it even more popular than ever. Particularly for these main benefits, i.e. huge amount of cost …

What are the Benefits of Having A Virtual office in Semarang City Center?

It is important for you to understand the business domicile requirement in Semarang area to ensure your compliance while establishing your new business presence. In Semarang, it is forbidden to use a residential address for business purposes. To obtain a certificate of domicile required during company incorporation, a business address must be used. With that …

What is The Best Way to Start a Business in Semarang?

The rise of digital scene in Indonesia fosters the growth of startups and attracts more and more foreign investors into the country, especially in Semarang. According to startupranking.com, among the 1000 startups in Indonesia in 2017, 31% of them were actually in Semarang. Of course, the dynamic startup in Semarang wouldn’t be successful without the …

How to Establish A Call Centre Company in Semarang?

When it comes to doing business in Indonesia, many foreign entrepreneurs would directly think of Jakarta or Bali as the most ideal places. This is not surprising because Jakarta is the capital city and Bali is one of the most visited destinations across the archipelago. These days, however, Jakarta and Bali are not the only …

More Scope of Services in Export are Exempted from Value-Added Tax

Companies, investors, and individuals need to comply with various taxes in Indonesia. When it comes to Indonesia tax, your tax obligations may include individual income tax, corporate income tax, value-added tax (VAT), withholding taxes, international tax agreements, luxury-goods sales tax, tax concessions, customs & excise, and land & building tax. This article aims to provide …

The Indonesian Government Has Broadened Forms of Regional Investment Incentives and Facilities

Over the past years, Indonesia’s foreign direct investment (FDI) has grown multi-fold, contributing to Indonesia’s unceasing economic growth. Therefore, in order to further facilitate investment and development of various regions for entrepreneurs doing business in Indonesia, the government of Indonesia has recently issued the Regulation No. 24 of 2019 (Regulation 24/2019) on the Granting of …

Setting up Business in Surabaya: A Simple Guide for Foreigners

As the capital of East Java, Surabaya has more than 3 million people in the city. Though populated, the city is actually less saturated than Jakarta and Central Java with high economic growth. Doing business in Surabaya, then, is something you as a foreign investor want to consider. Over the past few years, many investors …

Doing Business in Indonesia: Hiring or Outsourcing?

Company structures and workflows in Indonesia are evolving and most businesses have deviated from traditional organisational culture norms. As opposed to having an in-house hiring team, HR outsourcing is now a common and effective way when doing business in Indonesia. In the country, outsourcing contributes to a labour pool of 16 million people accounting for …