Employee Background Verification in Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the fastest-growing economies in SouthEast Asia. Its proximity to several major economies of the south makes the archipelago a strategic location to set up shop.  Over the past ten years, the government has made stellar improvements to encourage FDI and domestic consumption. With such holistic development, Indonesia must also produce manpower […]

Payroll in Indonesia

Indonesia is the fourth most populous country globally, with more than 50% of its population on the payroll. With the surge in economic growth after the pandemic, the job market is booming once again after a hiatus of 2 years. With attractive incentives for foreign investors, Indonesia has become a hotspot for foreign businesses worldwide. […]

Benefits and Compensation in Indonesia

Indonesia has over 260 million people and is the 11th fastest growing economy in the world. This means that the country is laden with both non-specialist and specialist jobs. However, in many industries, Indonesians are paid too little. Many workers in Indonesia work long hours with no overtime pay. They also receive low wages. It […]

Starting a Business in Indonesia

Since the end of its authoritative regime in 1998, successive Indonesian governments have consistently adopted pro-business activities. It has contributed to an Ease of Doing Business ranking of 73. With increases in consumer spending,  investors find starting a business in Indonesia enticing. Over the past two decades, the government has reduced tax rates, introduced Public-Private […]

Sole Proprietorship in Indonesia

Sole Proprietorship in Indonesia is called a Usaha Dagang.  It is one of Indonesia’s most common business structures to set up. It is also the most simple business structure to incorporate – a sole proprietorship requires only one person; thus, the business and person become the entity. Who can be a Sole Proprietor in Indonesia? […]

Doing Business With an Indonesia PEO/EOR

Indonesia, the Emerald of the Equator, is a country encompassing 17000 islands. Tourism is the biggest driver of economic growth in the country. The country has also made great strides in reducing poverty over the past decade.  Indonesia has a growing consumer base with 145 million consumers. They also have a growing middle class that […]

Setting Up A Subsidiary in Indonesia

Foreign businesses consider opening a subsidiary in Indonesia for many reasons. This may include but isn’t limited to hiring local talent, expanding operations, setting up liaison teams, and market entry.  Foreign businesses also have strategic reasons for setting up a subsidiary in Indonesia. The archipelago’s proximity to vibrant economies such as Singapore, Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, […]

Work Permit in Indonesia

Why is Work Permit Needed? The foreign workers interested in working in Indonesia need to have an Indonesian work permit visa complying with the immigration laws. However, due to the new laws and regulations, the work visa process has become long and complex. Therefore, a locally licensed entity should sponsor the work permit issued to […]