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Why and How to Start a Business in Solo

When it comes to doing business in Indonesia, Central Java province is certainly one of the favorite regions for both local and foreign investors. Quality human resources and easy licensing are why central Java, including Solo, is a strong magnet for businesses and investments. In the Indonesian 2018 Investment Award, Central Java was known as …

4 Steps for Opening a New Bar in Bali

When talking about starting a business in Bali, opening a new bar is one of the superb business ideas that you can consider. Bali still becomes the main tourist destination in Indonesia. Here, you can find people from many countries gathering in some places, especially in tourist spots. Bali, which has more than 40 beaches, …

Everything to Know about Real Estate Transaction in Indonesia

Buying real estate in Indonesia can be challenging at times as it involves several legal aspects. For example, tax law, property law, family law, inheritance law, and others. Buying and selling real estate is the most common transaction in this industry in Indonesia. In Indonesia, the Agrarian Law states that the transaction of sales and …

New Entrepreneurs in Bali, Start Right by Not Making These 5 Silly Mistakes

Tropical climate, natural forests, sunshine beaches and laid-back lifestyle are among the things that make Bali a paradise for entrepreneurs interested in starting a business on the island. Known as the Island of God in Indonesia, Bali has shown a rapid increase in the number of tourists and foreign startups. Driven entrepreneurs strike out on …

How to Penetrate the Insurance Market in Indonesia

As the fourth largest nation in the world, Indonesia makes an enticing investment destination for investors interested in penetrating the insurance market. In line with the growing middle-class population, the rise of insurance demand in Indonesia is obvious. In 2018, the insurance sector accounted for 3.01% of Indonesian GDP, an increase compared to the previous …

Batam Visa Options: Which One Do You Need?

When talking about Sumatra, it is hard not to include a popular island Batam. Batam is not only the largest city in Riau, but it is also an industrial city and part of Indonesia’s free trade zone. Over the years, Batam has emerged as the transport hub as well as a well-known destination for visitors …

Procedures for Importing Goods into Indonesia from European Countries

Foreign companies or individuals may find that the import regulations in Indonesia are always changing, causing them headaches while importing goods into Indonesia. For instance, delayed shipment, goods being stuck at the customs, and penalty due to non-compliance. Import compliance is vital when foreigners want to do business in Indonesia and violation may often bring …

How do You Register Your Business to DPMPTSP?

The Investment Board One-Stop Service, or Dinas Penanaman Modal Pelayanan Terpadu Satu Pintu (DPMPTSP) in Indonesia is something you should know if you want to start a legal entity or expand your business in Indonesia. Presidential Regulation 97/2014 is the official regulation governing the DPMPTSP. DPMPTSP and the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)’s one-stop service both …

How to Draft Conditional Sale and Purchase Agreement of House in Indonesia

If you are looking to buy a house in Indonesia, you need to familiarise yourself with what is called a sale and purchase agreement. Because of the rapid population growth and increased demand of housing and real estate, the sale and purchase of property is conducted via the form of reservation even when the house …

Investors in Certain Industries and/or Regions are Entitled to New Tax Incentives

The Indonesian government released Regulation 78/2019 or GR 78 on November 13, 2019, abolishing Regulation 18/2015. This regulation is regarding Income Tax Incentives Granting for Investments in Certain Business Sectors and Industries in Indonesia, which has become effective on December 13, 2019. The purpose of the enactment of GR78 is to simplify the procedure of …