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The Pros and Cons of Business Entities in Indonesia

Posted 25.10. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 19.11. 2018

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

Posted 26.04. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 26.09. 2018

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

Posted 18.04. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 27.09. 2018

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

Posted 19.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

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

Posted 6.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

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

Posted 18.09. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

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

Posted 15.09. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

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?

Posted 22.08. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

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 …

Question and Answer Related to Representative Office in Indonesia

Posted 15.03. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Question and Answer Related to Representative Office in Indonesia We have filtering all question and answer from our clients about representative office in Indonesia, to help you get more hints about representative office process here. Check this!   Descriptions Answers FEATURES OF REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE Business Address Is there any requirement /qualification premises for Representative Office? Does you provide a …

The Comparison between Local Partner Selection and Local Nominee

Posted 3.01. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Doing business in Indonesia is both lucrative and challenging. In order to take part in Indonesia’s vast and emerging market, you can choose one among these three options: 1) Establishing a Local Company, 2) Establishing a Foreign-Owned Company (PT PMA), and 3) Opening a Representative Office. Each of the options offer their own advantages and …

How to Start a Business in Indonesia

Posted 25.10. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 18.09. 2018

With current political and economic climate that highly support the foreign investments, Indonesia has become a lucrative target for many foreign investors. So, the questions on how to start a business in Indonesia has come so frequently to our mind. In this article, we would like to discuss more on the things every foreign investor …

Setting Up a Representative Foreign Construction Company (BUJKA) in Indonesia

Posted 11.10. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 15.12. 2018

Representative office can be an option for the foreign company who wants to expand the business but doesn’t want to open a company, so you can establishing a representative office instead. One of representative office’ forms (Read: How to invest in Indonesia through a Representative Office) that you can choose is BUJKA (Badan Usaha Konstruksi …