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Principle Business License Replaced with Capital Investment Registration

The Investment Coordinating Board in Indonesia (BKPM) has just made effective of the new changes on January 2, 2018, regulated under BKPM Regulation No. 13 of 2017 (BKPM Reg. 13/2017). This new regulation concerning the Guidelines and Procedures for License and Investment Facilities, has now taken effect at the Central One Stop Services Office of …

Top Sectors to Invest in Semarang

Why Invest in Semarang? It has been a while since Jakarta is not the only city that attracts businessmen in Indonesia. More than half of the population, which accounts for at least 130 million inhabitants, lives in the urban areas all around the country. …

Mining License in Indonesia

While many industries shape the robust economy of Indonesia, one of them is leading the pack: industrial. And within this sector, two stars shine. One of these is mining. …

Simple Guide to Opening a Restaurant in Bali

So, you are planning to open up a Restaurant in Bali. You got your plans all worked out into details and you are ready for the hard work – turning your dream into reality. Keep up that spirit! You are going to need it when working through the maze of paperwork, rules and permits. …

An In-Depth Look to Dissolving a Company in Indonesia

Indonesia with its growing economy and a huge market is literary an archipelago of opportunities. Launching a new product, investing in one of the promising industries or doing business in import/export could be highly profitable under the condition that all the prerequisites are met. …

How to Extend a Visa in Bali (and How Not to)

There are different kinds of visas available in Indonesia, allowing visitors to stay for one month, two months and up to 6 months in a row. Before you fly into the country, it is good to be well-informed about the latest visa regulations. You wouldn’t be the first having to exit the country unexpectedly because …

Part 2: The Challenges of Doing Business in Indonesia and How to Tackle Them

In the first part of the article, we discussed the first two challenges of doing business in Indonesia – foreign ownership limitations and the complex government regulations. Here, we will be discussing three more of these major challenges and how best to tackle them.   3. Elaborate Taxation System Taxation regulations in the country apply …

The Challenges of Doing Business in Indonesia and How to Tackle Them: Part 1

As the largest economy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia has a total GDP of USD888 million with target GDP growth set at 5.2 percent. The archipelago was ranked 91th out of 189 countries in the Ease of Doing Business 2017 report. Indonesia certainly draws attention to many foreigners looking to establish their businesses in the country. …

Easy Investing Service Program in Indonesia

This is good news for investors that target Indonesia as their potential market. The Indonesian government through its Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has issued two new policies that enable investor to conveniently invest in Indonesia. The two policies are called Kemudahan Investasi Langsung (KLIK), which is literally translated as Simplicity in Direct Investment as well …

Newest Regulation on Stay Permit, Visit Visa, and Working Permit

The Immigration Directorate General of Republic of Indonesia has issued a new regulation. Which the submission of the application forms for Stay Permit (ITAS), Visiting Visa (ITK), and its renewal for expatriates must be done online. The new regulation is effective since February 1st, 2016. The applicant will then receive a confirmation email within 3-7 …

Payroll Services in Indonesia Are A Critical Part of Business Setup

Having a business partner on the ground is invaluable when you are setting up a company in Indonesia.  Once established, that partner can be critically important when it comes to smooth payroll processing in Indonesia Like many other aspects of doing business in Indonesia, regulations governing payroll and related taxes and deductions are complex. It …