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Registering a VAT-liable Company in Indonesia

The value-added tax (VAT) applies to certain goods and services sold in Indonesia. When should you register as a VAT-liable company in Indonesia? How to start reporting your liabilities?  Doing taxes is a fundamental part of successfully operating a business in Indonesia. Hence, we decided to answer the most frequently asked questions about VAT along […]

Guide to Limited Stay Permit KITAS in Indonesia

If you are planning to work in Indonesia or stay in Indonesia for longer than a few months, you need a limited stay permit (KITAS). This article will guide you through the different options for getting a KITAS in Indonesia as well as explain the process for obtaining a working KITAS. As a bonus, you […]

2019 Guide to Filing the Annual Financial Statement in Indonesia

All companies registered in Indonesia must pay and report the applicable taxes as well as submit their annual financial statement in Indonesia. In this guide, you will find the essential requirements for submitting the annual financial statement in Indonesia for your tax return. What is the deadline for the financial statement in Indonesia? If your […]

How to Hire Employees in Bali: Employment Regulations in Indonesia

If you plan on setting up a business and hire employees in Bali, it is crucial to be familiar with the employment regulations in Indonesia first. Knowing how to handle employment relationships more effectively will help you avoid bad surprises along the way. In this article, we will provide a comprehensive guide to hiring employees […]

Payroll Management in Vietnam: Key Changes Starting from December 2018

This year brought several changes to payroll management in Vietnam. In October 2018, the government released a new decree (143/2018/ND-CP) on compulsory social insurance payments for foreign employees working in Vietnam. In this article, we have pinpointed the most important amendments. Social insurances for foreign employees in Vietnam There are three types of compulsory insurances […]

Employing Foreign Workers in Vietnam

Most foreign companies registered in Vietnam also want to hire foreign nationals. In this article, we will answer the most frequently asked questions about employing foreign workers in Vietnam and explain how to find the best candidates for you. Which positions can foreign workers hold in Vietnam? There are no regulations that specify the ratio […]

Applying for the Reduced Income Tax Rate in Indonesia

In July 2018, Indonesia lowered the income tax rate for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). The Ministry of Finance issued a regulation which also sets the application deadlines for the reduced income tax rate in Indonesia. In this article, we will answer the most frequently asked questions about the changes affecting the income tax rate […]

Payroll in the Philippines: Wages and Related Benefits

After incorporating a company, it is essential to know how to calculate your employees’ salaries and benefits correctly. In this article, we are going to take a closer look at the wage system and payroll in the Philippines. Minimum wages in the Philippines In the Philippines, the minimum wage rates differ for every region, province, […]

Foreign Investor’s Guide to Taxes in Pakistan

Keeping your tax reporting compliant with local tax laws is a crucial part of operating a company. It can be a complicated process, especially in rapidly growing markets like Pakistan. In this article, we will give you an overview of the taxes in Pakistan, including the relevant laws.   Tax laws in Pakistan The regulatory […]

All You Need to Know About The New Income Tax Rate In Indonesia

Indonesia has a very favorable income tax system for small businesses. Effective from July, it will become even more attractive. This is the set timeline for when the new reduced income tax rate in Indonesia becomes applicable. Learn how small business owners can capitalize on it and what are some of the tactics you can […]