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Airbnb Bali: How Foreigners Can Rent Out Their Airbnb Villas Legally

Anyone with an interest in Bali knows that the Airbnb villas available on this island are getting more and more plentiful. In addition, the quality of these Airbnb villas makes Airbnb Bali way better than Airbnb anywhere else in the world. The growth of the Airbnb villas is no-brainer: Bali has been going through a …

Company Establishment in Indonesia: Mandatory Organisational Structure

For many foreign entrepreneurs, once they have incorporated their companies, they would think that their jobs are done. However, this is not the case. Not only do you need to have a good understanding of the regulations of setting up a company in Indonesia, but you also need to have a good grasp of its …

Diving Business in Bali: Questions and Answers on Its Set Up

Plenty of diving sites, warm water all year round, amazing coral reefs and some of the best marine life in the world, as well as unique cultures have made tourism the largest industry in Bali. The island offers one of the best diving opportunities in the world. That’s why many foreigners have already started their …

Starting A Business in Bali: Your Guide to Opening a Coffee Shop

Starting a business in Bali by opening a coffee shop is a good choice because of its simplicity and the handsome profit that will come with it. Plus, who doesn’t like coffee? You can do this in major parts of the island. Good news is, opening a coffee shop in Bali will not require a …

The Pros and Cons of Business Entities in Indonesia

Business entities in Indonesia, also known as separate entities, do not allow mixing up transactions related to the business with those of its owners or other businesses. Transactions associated with the business must be recorded separately, and the performance in terms of profitability and cash flow must be measured independently as well. Doing so requires …

An In-Depth Guide to Representative Offices in Indonesia

To simplify the investments for foreigners in Indonesia, the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal “BKPM”) has just announced the implementation of two new groups of regulations on investments. One of the rules related to Regulation No. 13/2017 on The Guidelines and Procedure for Capital Investment Licensing and Facilities is the changes in …

How to Set Up a Non-Profit Organisation in Bali

Setting up a non-profit organisation (NPO) in Bali is a noble goal. Making it into a reality, however, can be challenging and confusing, especially if you’re a foreign individual or entity. The laws can set restrictions on the types of NPOs and even the body that composes them. They can also have some inconsistencies. …

Company Incorporation Indonesia: Learning from the Expert

Indonesia is opening all its doors for grand business opportunities, and many foreign investors do not want to miss the chance to become one of the early birds and start a business there. Are you wondering what kind of company would fit your needs the best and how to start a business in Indonesia? If …

Cekindo’s Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up a Representative Office in Indonesia

Foreign companies have three legal options on how to set up a business or invest in Indonesia: Foreign Direct Investment Limited Company (PT PMA), where foreigners become shareholders Limited Liability Company (Local PT), owned 100 percent by Indonesians but which can be converted to PT PMA later Representative Office Of the three, the last one …

Top 8 FAQs on Virtual Offices: Part 2

Continuing the previous article about FAQs of virtual office in Indonesia 4. What Are the Benefits of a Virtual Office? Besides cost savings, more people are choosing a virtual office in Indonesia for the following reasons: Increased Productivity – Don’t waste hours being stuck in traffic. You can do your business anytime and anywhere. You …

Top 8 FAQs on Virtual Offices

Here are the first 3 FAQs about virtual office in Indonesia 1. What Is a Virtual Office? There are many ways to define a virtual office. It is telecommuting or remote work. In this setting, employees and business owners don’t have to report to a physical office. Instead, they can perform their jobs in their …

What Is a Shelf Company and What Does It Do?

Although doing business in Indonesia is getting easier, it still has a lot of room for improvement. It still takes weeks to complete a business registration. Moreover, the complexity of the investment rules and regulations especially on foreign ownership makes it challenging to start a business more conveniently. Therefore, Cekindo provides one of the quickest …