Deemed Salaries

Expatriate employees working for oil and gas drilling companies are deemed compensated at specifed amounts, which vary by position, resulting in the following deemed taxable income:     US$ per month (gross before tax) General managers 11,275   Managers    9,350   Supervisors and tool pushers    5,830   Assistant tool pushers    4,510  … Read More

Main Personal Relief

Annual non-taxable income (Penghasilan Tidak Kena Pajak/ PTKP) for resident individuals are as follows: Rp. Taxpayer 15,840,000   Spouse   1,320,000   Each dependant (max. of 3)   1,320,000   Occupational expenses (5% of gross income, max. Rp. 500,000/month) 6,000,000   Employee contribution to Jamsostek for old age security savings (2% of gross income) Full… Read More

Benefits In Kind

BIKs, for example cars, housing, education, home leave and reimbursement of an employee’s Indonesian tax liability provided by the employer, are typically not assessable in the hands of the employee. This also applies to BIKs which are required for the execution of a job, for example protective clothing, uniforms, transportation costs to and from the… Read More


Registration and fling Resident individual taxpayers who receive or earn annual income exceeding the PTKP threshold must register with the ITO and file annual income tax returns (Form 1770). The tax return should state all the individual’s income, including compensation from employment, investment income, capital gains, overseas income and other income, as well as providing… Read More

Tax Payments – Individual

A substantial part of individual income is collected through withholding by third parties. Employers are required to withhold Article 21/26 income tax on a monthly basis from the salaries and other compensation payable to their employees. If an employee is a resident taxpayer, the amount of tax withheld should be based on the normal tax… Read More

Tax Residence- Individual

An individual is regarded as a tax resident if he/she fulfills any of the following conditions: He/she resides in Indonesia; He/she is present in Indonesia for more than 183 days in any 12-month period; He/she is present in Indonesia during a fiscal year and intends to reside in Indonesia. Note: The provisions of tax treaties… Read More