ASEAN Connected: Indonesia Business Guide
Paying taxes became easier and less costly through the introduction of an online system for paying social security contributions and a reduction of both the rate paid by employers and the ceiling for the contributions.
Key facts about starting a business in Indonesia:
- Obtaining a limited stay visa to be able to work in Indonesia takes around one month; employment regulations are discussed in detail in the Labour
- Requesting and obtaining a building construction permit takes approximately 42 days and costs IDR68,281,500
- All Indonesian incorporated entities must prepare statutory financial statements in accordance with the Indonesian Accounting Standards (SAK);
further details can be found in the Audit chapter
- Companies that wish to list securities on the IDX must, amongst other conditions, have engaged in their core business for at least 36 consecutive
months at the date of application; this is discussed further in the Finance chapter
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"Our mission is to connect Australia and Japan – by using our local knowledge to service clients in the Asia Pacific region that we can grow with. This
allows us to develop cross-cultural marketing solutions that are mutually beneficial, both for our Australian and international partners. Being a part
of the ECA has been an important asset to our growth; setting a high bar to reach for, providing a valuable network, introducing us to new leads and
informing us of changing trends. We look forward to continuing to be the specialists in anything Japan-related and are proud to be associated with
Down Under Enterprises grows, produces, exports, and markets traceable and sustainable native Australian essential oils and botanicals. We source from their farm, Buhlambar, and also from small growers across Australia.
Founded in 1991 in a spare bedroom to sell Tea Tree Oil from Dee-Ann’s parents’ farm, Down Under Enterprises has since grown to support over three dozen Australian farming families.