It came as a big surprise to us. Only three days before the new and somewhat controversial e-commerce tax regulation would come into effect, Indonesia’s Finance Ministry decided to delay its execution.
More and more processes are being shifted online as this, generally, allows processes to become more efficient and easier to complete. This also applies to Indonesia's tax office. Over the past couple of years, tax can be filed online by legal entities and individuals. However, before an individual of company can file the tax online, he - or it - first needs to obtain an Electronic Filing Identification Number (EFIN).