Tax in Indonesia

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners has a broad contentious and non-contentious tax and customs practice that covers international tax, individual and corporate tax compliance, investment structuring, inbound investments, tax disputes, tax audits, appeals to the Tax Court and judicial review requests to the Supreme Court. Wibowo Mukti left the firm in 2021 and has been replaced by Muslimin Damanhuri as the current practice head; Muslimin specialises in tax advisory, tax structuring and compliance, as well as tax-related litigation. Associate Lena Simbolon is also noted and assists domestic and international clients with the tax aspects of inbound and outbound investments and cross-border transactions.

Practice head(s):

Muslimin Damanhuri

Other key lawyers:

Lena Simbolon

Key clients

PT Rukun Raharja Tbk.

PT Hutama Karya (Persero)

PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance

PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero)

PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk

Ajinomoto Group

Novus Nominees Pty Ltd

Sidra Capital

WeBank Co., Ltd.

FTI Consulting, Inc.

Celtra Inc.

ByteDance SEA

TikTok Pte Ltd

SoftBank Group Corporation

Hexion Korea Company Limited

Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.

Arendt & Medernach SA, Luxembourg

DLA Piper LLP

Hill Dickinson LLP No

Arent Fox LLP. No

PT Ajinex International

Work highlights

  • Assisted PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance with general tax advice and structuring the offering memorandum involving global bonds.
  • Assisted PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero) with general tax advice and structuring the offering circular in relation to the Euro Medium Term Note Programme.
  • Assisted PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk. with general tax advice and structuring the offering circular in relation to the Euro Medium Term Note Programme.

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

Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners, a member firm of Baker McKenzie advises on all aspects of tax matters and has strong working relationships with key government entities. Practice head Ponti Partogi has extensive tax litigation expertise, with extensive experience representing clients before the Tax Court and the Supreme Court. Associate partner Daru Hananto focuses on matters involving consumer goods, construction and production sharing contracts. Senior tax specialist Niken Kristalia is also noted and focuses on international tax planning and litigation matters.

Practice head(s):

Ponti Partogi

Other key lawyers:

Daru Hananto; Niken Kristalia

Testimonials

Professional team that is able to support in a way that is ‘fit for the task’. Very approachable and quick responses if this is required. Collaboration is done in a flexible and effective matter. Technology use is up to the standards.’

Proven knowledge and network in the tax practice. Individuals in the team are easy to approach and provide clear feedback on questions and subjects. Network is valuable to be able to meet relevant persons outside our own organisation and organize constructive dialogue with the stakeholders.’