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A Handy Guide to Beneficial Ownership in Indonesia

Beneficial ownership in Indonesia has several definitions in different areas: Banks: individuals who own funds or control the customers’ transactions Payment systems: individuals who own funds or control the service users’ transactions Non-bank financial services: individuals who own funds, control or authorise the customers’ transactions Capital market sector: individuals who are entitled to certain benefits …

How to Get a Certificate of Origin in Vietnam

A certificate of origin is an important document when doing business in Vietnam because it is required for international trade and shipments under the national law. The certificate indicates where the goods concerned are produced or manufactured. And with that information, traders must comply with the legal and administrative regulations, and trade policies based on …

4 False Myths about Recruitment Process Outsourcing in Indonesia

Unlike traditional staffing firms that only source candidates and place them in the required positions, a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider in Indonesia helps companies create and execute custom recruitment processes. RPO enables companies to outsource in-house recruitment activities partially or entirely to RPO experts, optimising businesses’ recruitment processes and operations. Besides, RPO provides necessary …

Why Your Business in Indonesia should Invest in Bookkeepers

If you are a business owner, you will know that investing in accounting services, especially bookkeepers can be very beneficial for your business’ bottom line and long-term growth in Indonesia. Bookkeepers are those people who handle all your daily financial records and ensure that you have the most precise and balanced books. This is why …

How to Conduct Virtual Recruitment in Indonesia

Virtual hiring in Indonesia is becoming more common nowadays, particularly because many companies are adopting the Work-from-Home (WFH) in the time of COVID-19. This article will guide you on how to carry out virtual recruitment in Indonesia. Virtual Hiring in Indonesia: Success Tips Things to Do or Have 1. Outstanding Landing Page or Career Page …

Transfer Pricing in Indonesia: An Obligation to Implement Arm’s Length Principle

When a company performs an internal transaction within the same business group or when a company transacts with its subsidiary, another company or an individual, a transfer price occurs to determine costs and fulfill accounting and tax purposes. When being compared to a market price, a transfer price usually does not differ much. Transfer pricing, …

How to Train Your Call Center Agents in Indonesia Effectively

Call center outsourcing in Indonesia has become a ubiquitous practice for many businesses across the country. Call center agents can deal with all kinds of customer service issues. Gone are the days when enterprises used to handle customer service in-house and since the 90s, they started outsourcing to save time and money. This is because …

How to Legally Own a House in Vietnam for Foreigners

Can a foreigner buy a house in Vietnam? The Vietnamese Law indicates that foreigners or foreign entities can rent, buy, inherit, or receive project-based commercial houses, but not in locations that are prohibited for foreign house ownership. Foreign entities include foreign enterprises foreign representative offices, branches of foreign banks in Vietnam, and foreign-invested funds companies. …

How to Obtain a Police Clearance Certificate in Indonesia

In Indonesia, a police clearance certificate, or police certificate (SKCK), is an official document given out by the Indonesian national police department. The purpose of this certificate is to review and confirm the criminal records or criminal history of all local and foreign individuals. The police certificate in Indonesia is particularly important for foreigners starting …

How to Visit Indonesia from Singapore through Reciprocal Green Lane in Time of COVID-19

The Indonesia immigration has issued the latest regulation on visa and stay permit in time of COVID-19. Aiming at supporting economic recovery and reunification with family members in Indonesia, among other things, regulation Permenkumham 26/2020 has come into effect starting 1 October 2020. Furthermore, Indonesia and Singapore have their own entry arrangement through what is …

How Offshore Merchants and Providers can Start an Online Business in Indonesia

The online business industry is rapidly growing in Indonesia. Especially in times of global pandemic and economic crisis, a high percentage of businesses around the world have already gone online and the trend keeps on heightening exponentially. Now is the best time to start an online business in Indonesia due to the thriving web population …

How to Prepare a Force Majeure Agreement in Indonesia

The coronavirus crisis has disrupted global business and economy. And due to the lockdowns implemented by the Indonesian government, many businesses were forced to close their doors, thus impacting the performance of contracts and agreements. So how can the defaulting party avoid liability as a result of this unanticipated event? And how can all other …