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New regulation will apply to ‘non-resident companies’

A 10% digital services tax will be introduced in Indonesia as the government seeks to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19, says the website The tax will apply to companies which are non-resident, but with a ‘significant economic presence’ in sectors such as software, multimedia and data, from July 1st. Indonesia’s digital economy is expected to grow to US$150 billion by 2025 but, says the website, the country currently sees little state revenue from the digital space. Singapore and Malaysia have already introduced taxes on imported digital services. Read more.

Digital services tax in Indonesia: New regulation will apply to ‘non-resident companies’

Innovation and Content, Governance
Asia Pacific
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