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North Bali Authorities Move Against Illegal Tax Collectors Preying on Dive Operators


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Buleleng, illegal tax, dive operators, water sports operators, Dewa Putu Tjakra, Ida Bagus Puja Erawan, Revenue agency, corruption
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(11/30/2012)

Following an earlier report in Balidiscovery.com regarding illegal levies being charged on North Bali Diving and Water Sports Operators [See: Taxation or Coercion?], the new chief of the Buleleng Revenue Agency, Ida Bagus Puja Erawan, has responded by setting up a special investigative unit to determine the details of an illegal levy reportedly collected from water-sports operators for the past 14 years.

Quoted by Bali Daily (The Jakarta Post), Erawan said, 

“I was shocked when a local councilor Dewa Putu Tjakra informed me about the levy and that the collection of the levy has been carried out from 1995-2009.”

Suggesting there was no legal basis for these fees collected from water sports operators, Erawan is postulating that his agency’s staff have collected the funds for their personal use and enrichment.

“It was an illegal levy and the team will investigate the staff involved in the collection of the levy as well as what was happened to the money collected,” Erawan said.

The Buleleng official pledged stiff action would be taken against those determined to have been involved in the collection of levies that ranges between Rp. 5 million (US$520) to Rp. 10 million,  paid annually collected from each diving operator.


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