• id

Blog - Legal Entities

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO DOING BUSINESS IN INDONESIA

Behind every success of business expansion is the comprehensive knowledge of regulations, legal compliances, procedures and socio culture, among others. If you are intending to expand to Indonesia, get our free copy of e-book to learn about starting a business in Indonesia, everything you need to know from A-Z. Simply click the "download" button below.

Download "E-Book: Doing Business in Indonesia"

Blog: Legal Entities

Your Guide to Setting Up Business in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan

Located on the south eastern coast of East Kalimantan in Indonesia, Balikpapan is a seaport city facing the Makassar Straits. Being one of the Indonesia’s most bustling cities with abundant natural resource, Balikpapan is well-known for its oil, coal and mining industries. The dynamic oil, coal, mining and other emerging industries are the reasons almost …

Options for Australian Entrepreneurs who Want to Set Up Companies in Indonesia

Every year, there are more than one million Australian tourists visiting Indonesia and many of them are investors who have seen the huge opportunities that Indonesia offers and decided to seize them. With the recent economic partnership agreement (The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement – CEPA) signed by Australia and Indonesia, it is expected that …

How Can A Shelf Company in Indonesia Help Your Business?

For many foreign investors, purchasing a shelf company, also known as a ready-made company, in Indonesia can be the best option because it is the fastest way for them to incorporate business in Indonesia without having to go through the time-consuming procedure of registering a new foreign-owned company. Other than just the rapid buying process, …

5 Things to Know about Setting Up A PT PMA in Semarang

Do you have an outstanding business plan and want to start a company in Semarang? No wonder, many foreign investors are attracted to Semarang because it is a great city in Indonesia with abundant resources, strategic location, and bountiful workforce. To start your business, you need to know that company registration process is among the …

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 business in Indonesia, but you also need to have a good grasp of mandatory …

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. …