JAKARTA. The Directorate General of Taxes (DGT) will optimize revenues from the digital economy sector, using four strategies that have been prepared.
Citing bisnis.com, the four strategies are contained in the 2021 DGT's In-Depth Tax Report.
The established strategies include, firstly, the search for third-party data such as trade transaction data through electronic systems (PMSE).
As it is known, since 2020 DGT has appointed a number of PMSEs both domestically and abroad to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) from every transaction with customers in Indonesia.
Up to now, 57 businesses have been appointed as PMSE VAT collectors, including the world's largest digital giants such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple.
In addition, DGT has also received various data from Government Agencies, Institutions, Associations, and other Parties (ILAP). Last year, the number of data received was 9.7 million.
The second strategy that will be carried out is mapping digital economic actors. Third, exploring potential digital economic actors and lastly by issuing special rules.
In this regard, the Executive Director of the MUC Tax Research Institute, Wahyu Nuryanto, assessed that the DGT should expand the disclosure of tax information, one of which is by increasing the number of ILAPs.
Furthermore, DGT must also be able to enter the business sector which has been difficult to reach by the tax authority system.