Sri Mulyani declares tax harmonization bill for a fair tax system


TEMPO.CO, JakartaFinance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati and the House of Representatives’ Finance Committee (DPR) ratified the Tax Harmonization Bill at the first level meeting on Wednesday, September 29. general provisions on taxation (RUU KUP).

“The government believes this bill will help create a fairer and more legal tax system,” Sri Sri said in an official statement on Thursday (September 30th).

According to Sri, several regulations have been agreed in this bill, ranging from the imposition of taxes on crops, provisions on the follow-up of mutual agreement procedure (MAP) decisions, to provisions for administrative sanctions in the process of settlement. objection and appeal. .

The previous bill had been included in the National Priority Legislation Program 2021 (Prolegnas). However, it had not been approved at the plenary meeting held by the DPR today.

The second level meeting or plenary meeting is scheduled in the coming days on the agenda for the ratification of the bill. “It will be next week,” she added.

Sri further reiterated that the bill should strengthen government-led tax administration reform, including the use of Identification Numbers (NIK) as Tax Identification Numbers (NPWP) for individual taxpayers. .

The bill was also supposed to support Indonesia’s position in international cooperation and produce provisions on the final rate of value added tax, as well as optimize the country’s income through base broadening. tax, Sri Mulyani said.

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