Indonesia Changes Rules on Imported Goods by E-Commerce

Dec. 23, 2019, 10:00 AM

Govt lowers the price threshold of taxable goods to $3/consignment note from $75, Finance Ministry says in a statement.

  • Waives tax income from 10% for e-commerce sellers with tax identification number or 20% for those without the ID
    • Maintains import duty and VAT at 7.5% and 10%, respectively
  • Sets import duty for bags at 15%-20%, shoes 25%-30% and textile 15%-25%
    • VAT at 10%, income tax 7.5%-10%
  • Measures aimed at creating level playing field between local products by small and medium enterprises, and imported goods
  • New policy will allow marketplace platform to supply online transaction data to Finance Ministry’s customs and...

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