Indonesia is investigating possible tax avoidance-Google
The Indonesian tax office is doing an investigation of possible unpaid taxes from Google.
That has the Indonesian government announced, according to Reuters. It was going to be billions of dollars in excluded taxation of advertising revenue.
In just the past year, according to Indonesia approximately 800 million dollars of advertising revenue are created in the country. This full amount would not be taxed.
the research will at the earliest at the end of september, said lead researcher Muhammad Hanif.
PT Google Indonesia, says the tax rules just to follow: “we are working with local authorities and pay all required taxes”, the company said in an e-mail.
In addition to Google, also Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook by the Indonesian government and examined. These three companies would also contribute to this.
The European Union accused Apple earlier this year of tax evasion in Ireland. Therefore, there must be € 13 billion, plus interest on overdue tax to be paid.