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OVERSEAS EMBARKATION TAX WAIVER

Under Government Regulation no. 41 year 2001 dated 28 May 2001 as a revision of the Government Regulation no. 42 year 2000, the following parties as mentioned in article 3 are waived from the Overseas Embarkation Tax :

  1. Diplomatic agents, foreign missions officials, the United Nations staffs, expertise under technical bilateral agreements, the international organizations staffs accredited by the Indonesian Government  and are not Indonesian citizens assigned thereof and have no other business or benefits gained instead of their assignment in Indonesia.

  2. Members of the families and nurses of  the parties mentioned in paragraph 1, who is not Indonesian citizens.

  3. State officials, members of Indonesian Army, members of Indonesian Police, and public officials,  assigned under official overseas assignment order and furnished with the official passports.

  4. Members of the families forming part of the parties mentioned in paragraph 3 if their assignments abroad for posting in the Indonesian Mission.

  5. Members of the Indonesian Army or Indonesian Police assigned abroad as part of the Blue Barrette of the United Nations or taking part in the military training  under bilateral agreement.

  6. Members of the Indonesian Army or Indonesian Police or Public  Officials in the border area who officially are assigned to the  neighboring country for a bilateral co-operation.

  7. Members of the cultural mission, of sport mission, of religious mission representing  the Indonesian Government abroad under the approval of the Cultural and Tourism Minister, National Education Minister or Religious Affairs Minister.

  8. Immigration officials on duties examining the immigration paper works of passengers  on board of the National Airliner or National Ship liner.

  9. Members of the Indonesian Hajj Pilgrimages organized by the Religious Affairs Ministry in co-operation with the accredited Hajj Pilgrimage Bureaus.

  10. Indonesian Students or teachers receiving scholarships from the Government or foreign Agencies approved by the concerned Ministry, studying  abroad as part of the exchange programs of students or teachers.

  11. Indonesian workers transferred abroad under the approval of the Labor Ministry.

  12. Indonesian people under bilateral cross border agreement, traveling across  the Indonesian-neighboring country border with a Border Pass.

  13. Indonesian people living and possessing the ID Card issued by  Batam Island Authority and registered as an obedient income tax payer in Batam Tax Office.

  14. Foreigners with tourist visa, transit visa, social-cultural visit visa, business visa and receiving no benefits by taking a job in Indonesia, staying  there less than 183 days within 12 months.

  15. Indonesian people living abroad, having a residency card proof of that country, receiving no benefits by taking a job in Indonesia, staying there less than 183 days within 12 months. This waiver will be granted 4 (four) times within 12 months.

  16. The expatriates working in Batam island, Bintan island, Karimun island and registered as an obedient income tax payer in the tax office there.

  17. The expatriates staying and working less than 183 days within 12 months in Indonesia and registered as an obedient  income tax payer under article 26 in the tax office.

  18. Foreign students invited by the Indonesian university or school and receiving no benefits by taking a job in Indonesia.

  19. Foreign researchers under the approval of the Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) or other Governmental institutions and National Education Ministry, staying there and receiving no benefits by taking a job in Indonesia.

  20. The expatriates assigned under the Technical Co-operation Programs to work in Indonesia and already approved by the Cabinet Secretariat as well as receiving no payments by taking a job in Indonesia.

  21. The expatriates assigned to work as part of the religious mission or humanitarian mission in Indonesia  and already approved by the Religious Affairs Ministry  or the concerned ministry.

  22. The expatriates removed from Indonesia for the violences of Indonesian customs, laws and regulations.

  23. Airlines crew members, vessels crew members,  cross border public transportions crew members on duties on the international navigation or under the Agreement on Transportation with Indonesia.

  24. The handicaps/disabilities, ill sufferers,  including one escort traveling   abroad to receive medical treatment financed by the social group and already approved by  the Health Ministry.

  25. Indonesian people living in the area of the ASEAN Economic Sub-Regional Co-operation, departing and returning through the airport or harbor within the co-operation area stated in the Finance Minister Decree.

  26. Indonesian people living in the area of the Indonesian-Australian Economic Sub-Regional Co-operation, departing and returning through the airport or harbor within the co-operation area stated in the Finance Minister Decree.

  27. Under aged children of 12.

  28. The expatriates staying and working in the representative of the multinational corporations in Indonesia as stated in the Finance Minister Decree.

  29. People from the former Province of East Timor, live in Indonesia as refugees and have decided to return to East Timor as  new citizens of that country under the recommendation of the Indonesian  Red Cross.

  30. Members of Trade mission, members of trade exhibition representing the Indonesian Government under the approval of the Minister of Industry and Trade.

     

    • those included in the point no. 15 are advised to register their presences to the nearby Indonesian Mission if they intend to stay longer than 3 months in the United States by sending the complete requirements for registration including original passport (vide. Registration of Presence). Contact the nearby Indonesian Embassy or Consulate for more information.

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