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
Territorial Dispute
Three Online Taxi Drivers Beaten at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport
(4/23/2017)
Qatar Airways Three Times a Day to Bali
Qatar Airways Launching Third Daily Direct Service Between Doha and Bali
(4/23/2017)
Swinging for Charities
World Cup Charity Golf Tournament at New Kuta Golf Club Saturday, May 20, 2017
(4/23/2017)
Strong Start for Foreign Arrival Figures for 2017
Bali by the Numbers Foreign Tourist Arrivals to Bali Up 25.95% for January-February 2017. Mainland Chinese Visitors Take a Commanding Lead in Bali Tourism.
(4/23/2017)
What? Fore!
Yak Magazine Golf Community Cup – Saturday, April 29, 2017
(4/23/2017)
Statuary Reef
Underwater Monument Garden Erected at Tejakula, North Bali
(4/23/2017)
Bali: Just Too Many Rooms
GIPI Official Says Continuing Oversupply of Rooms Reduces Average Occupancy at Bali Hotels to 35%
(4/23/2017)
For Your Bali Shopping List
5 Things to Buy During a Bali Holiday
(4/23/2017)
Fugitive Criminal Seeking an Escape
Chinese Criminal Attempts Suicide While Awaiting Extradition to China
(4/23/2017)
Kartini Hangs Ten
Female Surfers in Bali Celebrate Kartini Day by Wearing Sarong Kebayas
(4/23/2017)
Telling Bali You’re the Best
TripAdvisor Travels to Bali to Bestow ‘Best Destination’ Award on the Island
(4/22/2017)
Keeping a Closer Eye of Foreign Visitors
Denpasar Cracking Down on Foreigners Not Following the Immigration and Manpower Regulations
(4/21/2017)
All [News]!