Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · A Taxing Situation
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
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

++62 361 286 283

++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)

U.K. Fax:

Australian Fax:

++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

Bali News

A Taxing Situation

Bali Tax Office Working to Increase Number of Individual and Corporate Tax Payers.

Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Tax Payers, Zulfikir Thahar
Click Image to Enlarge


The Bali tax office reports that the number of registered taxpayers in Bali remains low. The head of the Bali Director General of Taxation, Zulfikar Thahar, said that the total number of taxpayers in Bali stands at 368,835 from which only 208,161 (56.44%) have filed their required tax return.

Bali Post quotes Thahar who said his office has uncovered several explanations as to why taxpayers are not filing their tax returns. Among the chief reasons cited were difficulties in completing tax forms, employees who have not received the necessary confirmation that payroll taxes have been deducted by their employers and a reluctance to wait in line to file the taxes at the tax office.

Said Zulfikar: "The consciousness of people in Bali about paying their tax liability remains low. Among the registered taxpayers, the compliance by individual taxpayers remains the lowest." Based on 2010 data, there are 339,715 individual taxpayers registered in Bali from which 194,656 (46.58%) filing a return. Of the 29,120 legal entities registered with the tax office only 57.3% (13,505) have made the necessary filing.

In an effort to improve the level of tax reports files drop boxes have been established in a number of locales around including the Ramayana Bali Mall, BPD Bali, Tiara Dewata, Discovery Shopping Mall, BTDC, Ngurah Rai International Airport, Seminyak Square and Udayana University.

The Bali Tax office has established a target of Rp. 4.08 trillion (US$452 million) in tax collections for 2011, a sharp increase from the targeted Rp. 3.64 trillion (US$404 million) for 2010. In 2010 the tax office achieved only 98.32% of their targeted goal, collecting Rp. 3.64 trillion.

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to


Plaga Wine
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
The Jewel of Baliís North Shore
The Lovina Bali - the Way Luxury in North Bali was Meant to Be
We Get Mail
Readers Respond to Coverage of an Aging Dokar Driver and Express Concerns About Island's Overdevelopment
Two Strikes . . .
Lightning Strike Kills Two Farmers in West Bali
Don't Be Gone in a Flash! Shares Safety Tips for Motorcyclists and Other Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts on What to Do When Lightning Strikes
Optimistic About Baliís Economy in 2016
Bank Indonesia Predicts 6.53% Economic Growth and Inflation of 2.98% for Bali in 2016.
An Official Check Up
9 Foreign Workers Examined in Immigration Inspection of Bali Health Services Provider
Balancing Baliís North and South
BTDC Exploring a Second Nusa Dua Style Complex for North Bali
Playing Possum on the Death Penalty
Indonesian Coordinating Minister Accused of Sending Mixed Signals on Plans for Imminent Executions
Bali Hai Cruises Sailing into the Future
Bali Hai Cruises Awards Contract for Design of a New Day Vessel for their Bali-based Cruise Operation
Love Among Island Republics
TripAdvisor: Singapore Travelers Picking Bali as their Top Holiday Destination for Q1 2016
All Roads do Not Necessarily Lead to Mecca
Bali Rejects Moves to Promote Island as Syariah Tourism Destination
Keeping Things Equal
Garuda Indonesia Charged with Sex Discrimination by its Female Cabin Crew
All [News]!