Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Tax Evaders in Paradise
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Tax Evaders in Paradise

Tax Office On the Trail of Foreigners Evading Tax Through Illegal Villa Operations


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Bali Indonesia, tax evasion, illegal villa owners, SPT, Tubagus Djodi Rawayan Antawidjaja, Sunarko, Director General of Taxation
Click Image to Enlarge

(4/27/2014)

The director general of taxation has begun “sniffing out” illegal Bali villas owned by foreigners that are failing to pay taxes.

Quoted by the State News Agency Antara, the director general of taxation for Bali, Sunarko, said in Kuta on Thursday, April 24, 2014, “We will work together with immigration to trace the ownership data on these villas.”

He went on to say that foreign villa owners avoid paying their tax obligations by transacting rental agreement offshore.

“Transactions between renters and villa owners are done outside of Indonesia online. Those renting these villas are mostly foreign tourists who often claim they are family or relatives of the villa owner,” Sunarko explained.

When tax officials visit the subject villas, he continued, security guards or gardeners  often meet them.

Sunarko declined to cite the number of illegal villas operating in Badung, but did add: “Usually these villas have no name, but always display a sign saying ‘for rent’ outside.”

He said that the taxes that are avoided are not only related to the rental fees but  date from the time of land acquisition, construction and the servicing of the villas when applicable taxes are also side-stepped.

Hotel and other accommodation providers in Bali are required to pay taxes. “In Bali there are 595 foreign investors in the tourism sector. Yet, not all of them have registered themselves as Bali taxpayers. Many are registered as tax payers in Jakarta,” said Sunarko.
.
Meanwhile, the head of the counseling, service and public relations division of the Bali Tax office, Tubagus Djodi Rawayan Antawidjaja, said his office is not only looking at villas owned by foreigners, but also examining luxury vehicles based in Bali.

“We are surveying a number of luxury vehicles in Bali via their SPT (tax declarations). Are they listed in as the assets of the owners or not?” asked Tubagus.

He explained that the value-added tax on luxury goods is 35% from the purchase price from the time the vehicle was imported into Indonesia.

“But in Bali it appears that the actual ownership of many luxury vehicles needs to be investigated. Hopefully the taxpayers who own these cars are not from outside Bali. Because of this, we will check ownership against taxpayer's declarations (SPT)?


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
International Crime Busters
Australian Federal Police Will Continue to Provide Information to Assist Indonesian Police in the Arrest of Australian Lawbreakers
(1/30/2015)
Left Holding the Bag
Baggage Storage Facilities at Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport
(1/30/2015)
Altitude Sickness
Indonesian Airlines Required to Check Cockpit Crews Health on Each Flight Before Takeoff
(1/30/2015)
Service Charge Included
Garuda to Resume Inclusion of Passenger Service Charge in Ticket Price Effective February 1, 2015
(1/30/2015)
Bali Will Crack Down on Illegal Workers in 2015
Immigration, Police and Manpower Officials to Closely Supervise Foreign Workers in 2015
(1/30/2015)
Five Stars in the Indonesian Skies
Garuda Indonesia Earns Five Star Rating from Skytrax
(1/30/2015)
Not on Our Island
Bali Drug Prisoners Will be Relocated to Java for Execution
(1/30/2015)
RIP: Christian Vannequé 1949-2015
International Wine Legend Christian Vannequé Dies in Bali at 65
(1/30/2015)
Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti
Governor Pastika Opens Indian Classical Music Performance at Festival of India
(1/30/2015)
Chinese Tourism to Bali Booming
Strong Demand in Chinese Market for Beijing to Bali Flights
(1/30/2015)
Elderly German Tourists Suffers Heart Failure on Bali Holiday
An 80-year-old German tourist has died in Bali from apparent heart failure.
(1/30/2015)
Dietzsch to Enrich Dining in Westin Nusa Dua
German Alex Dietzsch to Head Food and Beverage at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua
(1/25/2015)
All [News]!