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 · A Failure of Enforcement
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

A Failure of Enforcement

Bali Villa Associations Doubts the Competency of Badung Regency Survey Teams Ability to Crack Down on Illegal Villas


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Badung, Bali Villa Association, Ismoyo Soemarlan, taxation, licensing, illegal, Wayan Adi Arnawa, Dispenda
Click Image to Enlarge

(10/27/2012)

That there are a great number of unlicensed and illegal villas operating in Bali’s southernmost regency of Badung hardly classifies as “news.”

Nonetheless, the escalating number of these villas seen as contributing to Bali’s oversupply of accommodation is becoming an increasingly divisive topic within the larger community, prompting those charge with protecting the regency’s finances to promise to survey the illegal villas and move against these business that fail to contribute to the island’s tax revenues.

The renewed promise of governmental action against illegal villas us being greeted enthusiastically by the advisor of the Bali Villa Association (BVA), Ismoyo Soemarlan.

As reported by Radar Bali, Ismoyo has asked the regency’s taxation officials to meet first with the BVA before moving against illegal villas in order that the competency of the review team can be adequately assessed.

“Why do we want to meet first? Because we want to know if the government’s team is qualified or not to do this job. If they are incompetent, then the exercise is a waste of time. There are many illegal villas who know how to trick the officials,” explained Ismoyo.

Ismoyo explained that if the illegal villa sector is properly surveyed and the rules enforced the additional tax revenues for the regency run between Rp. 10 – 25 billion (US$1 -2.6 million). Proper law enforcement measures would also serve to bring into line an estimated 250 illegal villas from an estimated 700 villas operating in the Badung region at the moment.

“The illegal villas contribute to unhealthy price competition. The legal villas who apply the official 21% tax and service charge required under law are automatically more expensive than the illegal villa,” said Ismoyo. “Because of this please arrange a meeting between the government survey team and the BVA.”

In response to Ismoyo’s request, the head of the Badung Revenue Department (Dispenda), I Wayan Adi Arnawa insists his team is ready and has no objection to being given input by BVA. “We appreciate the request of the BVA. A meeting between the survey team and BVA is a good idea. In addition to their input, we will also achieve maximum results,” said Arnawa.

The Badung regency has reportedly paid Rp. 200 million (US$20,800) for a digital software system that will identify and locate all villas in the Badung regency.


© 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
Letting Off Some Steam
Latest Update: Mount Agung Eruption, Tuesday, November 21, 2017
(11/21/2017)
More Coin for Three Fountains
Badung Regency Installing Dancing Fountains at Three Major Public Monuments
(11/19/2017)
For Sale: 350 Bali Houses at Rp. 3 Billion Each
350-Unit Elite Housing Complex to be built in Tohpati, North Sanur, Bali by Waskita Karya Realty
(11/19/2017)
Indonesian Tourism Ė One Complex at a Time
Baliís ITDC Celebrates 44 Years of Developing Indonesian Tourism
(11/18/2017)
Time to Tango?
Solo Tango Orquesta to Appear at Padma Resort Legian, Bali on November 30, 2017
(11/19/2017)
Party on the Beach in Sanur
ARTOTEL to Open a Sanur Beach Club, Bali in December
(11/19/2017)
Bumble in Jungle
Four Villagers in Karangasem, Bali Suffer Attack by Jungle Bees
(11/19/2017)
Whatís the Buzz
Provincial Health Officials Warns Public to be on Guard Against Mosquito Bites that Cause Dengue Fever
(11/18/2017)
Counter Moves at Bali Airport
Bali Airport Adding 40 New Check-in Counters for IMF-World Bank Conference in 2018
(11/19/2017)
Major MICE Show Coming to Indonesia
DestinASEAN Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition Show in Tangerang, Indonesia April 9-10, 2018
(11/18/2017)
OTAs Asked to Pay their Fair Share in Taxes
Indonesian Hoteliers Want to Pressure International Online Travel Agents to Pay Sales Taxes.
(11/18/2017)
One Less Corrupt Official in Baliís North
Karangasem Official Collecting Illegal Levies from Tulamben Dive Operators Sent to Prison for One Year
(11/18/2017)
All [News]!