Tax in Indonesia

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners covers the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious tax issues. Wibowo Mukti leads the practice and is an expert in advising on compliance, reviews, disputes, audits and objections. Muslimin Damanhuri is also a key figure and is an expert in advisory, compliance and contentious issues.

Practice head(s):

Wibowo Mukti

Other key lawyers:

Muslimin Damanhuri

Key clients

Jahermosa

Star Energy Sidra Capital

GIJ Property Indo

Ajinex International

Arendt & Medernach SA

Luxembourg

Novus Nominees Pty Ltd

Work highlights

  • Advised Jahermosa on the tax implications of the construction of Indonesia’s first wind farm.
  • Representing Star Energy’s subsidiaries in tax disputes worth over $4.5m.
  • Advising on sharia-based financing for Indonesian companies.
  • Provided GIJ Property Indo with tax advice on a lease agreement and proposed transaction.
  • Advised Ajinex on a tax audit by the Directorate General of Taxes for the fiscal year 2016. The disputed tax claims were for over IDR7bn.

Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, a member firm of Baker McKenzie

Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, a member firm of Baker McKenzie is a popular choice for advising on tax disputes in Indonesia. Ponti Partogi leads the team and is an expert in both domestic and cross-border tax litigation. Also recommended are associate partner Daru Hananto, who is skilled in tax litigation and controversy, and Wimbanu Widyatmoko, who focuses on the tax aspects of M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Ponti Partogi 

Other key lawyers:

Daru Hananto

SSEK Legal Consultants

SSEK Legal Consultants' work within this space involves advising on the tax aspects of transactions, restructurings and investments. Ira Eddymurthy and Rusmaini Lenggogeni from the corporate team are the key names of note.

Practice head(s):

Ira Eddymurthy

Other key lawyers:

Rusmaini Lenggogeni