Article 23

Article 23 income tax (PPh 23) Certain types of income paid or payable to resident taxpayers are subject to Article 23 income tax at a rate of either 15% or 2% of the gross amounts: a.    Article 23 income tax is due at a rate of 15% of the gross amounts on the following: 1.  … Read More

Article 21

Article 21 income tax (PPh 21) Employers are required to withhold Article 21 income tax from the salaries payable to their employees and pay the tax to the State Treasury on their behalf. The same withholding tax is applicable to other payments to non- employee individuals (e.g., fees payable to individual consultants or service providers). … Read More

Introduction of Withholding Tax

Indonesian income tax is collected mainly through a system of withholding taxes. Where a particular income item is subject to withholding tax, the payer is generally held responsible for withholding or collecting the tax. These withholding taxes are commonly referred to using the relevant article of the Income Tax (Pajak Penghasilan/PPh  ) Law, as follows:… Read More