Indonesia finance ministry cans e-commerce tax compliance law

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The ministry says the law was misunderstood, but industry players had long questioned the need for such regulation

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Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance has scrapped a decree outlining tax compliance reporting requirements for e-commerce vendors and platforms, citing public misinterpretation.  “There have been many media articles reporting about PMK 210 [the code number of the decree], making it sound as if the government will be charging a new tax,” Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said at a press conference on March 29.  “I have decided to withdraw PMK 210/2018. With this decision, we wish to clear up the misconception that the government will levy an e-commerce tax star...
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