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Blog: Company registration Indonesia

How do You Register A Company with VAT Liabilities in Indonesia?

Value-added tax (VAT) is one of the most important things that many companies are highly aware of. VAT is a tax on the sale of certain goods and services in Indonesia, paid to the Indonesian tax authorities. When talking about company registration in Indonesia, as a business owner, you need to consider the benefits you …

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 Singaporean Entrepreneurs Set Up A PT PMA in Indonesia?

Before being able to successfully run a business and penetrate the Indonesian market, company registration in Indonesia is required as part of the business incorporation process. This applies to all foreign entrepreneurs, including Singaporean entrepreneurs. More and more Singaporean entrepreneurs have flocked into Indonesia to start businesses in various sectors and industries. According to Airlangga …

Shelf Company in Indonesia: a Better Choice than a New Company

When starting a new business in Indonesia, the most common and popular option is to set up an entirely new entity. Although setting a new entity in Indonesia is not as difficult as you imagine, there will definitely be times you face certain issues as foreigners, especially when it comes to the processing time as …

7 Facts You Should Know Before Expanding to Indonesia

Lush jungles, tropical beaches, islands galore, delicious cuisine and a cheap cost of living, topped off by being one of the shining G20 members with ample business expansion and investment opportunities – who wouldn’t want to expand their businesses to Indonesia? However, expanding your business often involves hard work and dedication and it does come …

Update: Securing an Import License via OSS

Bordered by countries such as Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Australia, etc., Indonesia is a critical trading hub in Southeast Asia for both export and import. Trading has a pivotal role in Indonesia’s economic growth with exports and imports contributing to 37% of GDP. In 2016, Indonesia imported US$ 132 billion worth of goods, …

Introduction to Minimum Capital Investment in Indonesia

The required amount of minimum capital to set up a legal entity in Indonesia might seem like a straightforward issue, but this is often not the case. It might be simple for locals to set up a local-owned company (PT), but it becomes more complicated for foreigners to set up a foreign-owned company (PT PMA). …

FAQ: How to Start a Business in Indonesia

Thinking of starting a business in Indonesia and you still have many questions? Check out our FAQs below to find the answers to some of the most popular questions we have always received. Starting A Business in Indonesia: FAQ 1.What are the types of legal entities in Indonesia? There are three common types of legal …

Digital Financial Innovation in Indonesia

The Indonesian Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – OJK) officially issued a Regulation No. POJK 13 /POJK.02/2018 concerning Digital Financial Innovation for Financial Services Sector (“POJK 13”) in the financial industry in Indonesia, which was put into effect on August 16, 2018. POJK 13 was set up to regulate the exploding growth of digital …

New Negative Investment List Opens 54 Sectors to Foreigners

In order to boost foreign and domestic investments in Indonesia, the government of Indonesia is going to update the Negative Investment List (NIL), which was last amended in 2016. Reasons for the Change? The new list was announced in November 2018 as part of the 16th economic policy package by the Coordinating Ministry for Economic …

Opening a Business in Bandung

Bandung is a fast-developing city in Indonesia. It is the 3rd largest city and the capital of West Java province in Indonesia with over 2.5 million inhabitants. As a result, it is self-explanatory that many foreigners open a business in Bandung. This article summarises useful information you need before you start a company in Bandung, …

Online Single Submission System and Its Effect on Company Registration Indonesia

Recently, the Indonesian government adopted several business-friendly policies to make it simpler for foreign investors to jumpstart their businesses in the archipelago. The results are, however, questionable. This article introduces a newly established system of company registration in Indonesia through so-called Online Single Submission System and provides a general overview of the most important facts …