Jakarta Taxation and Retribution Agency (BPRD) holds indoor bill board and restaurant tax socialization in a shopping center in Pancoran, Pinangsia, Taman Sari, West Jakarta, Wednesday (10/10). This socialization is attended by tens new taxpayers (WP) who open restaurants and shop on the location.
" All this time, restaurant owners assume that tax is taken from business income"
Jakarta BPRD's Mentoring and Information Service (UPLI) Unit Head, Hayatina said, socialization is done to inform restaurant owners about registration procedures for this type of WP who collects restaurant tax from consumers and deposit it to regional treasury. It also applies to indoor billboard tax.
After socialization, her side visits restaurant and shop owners and offers WP registration service.
"We will register tenants in this shopping center one by one thus they don't need to go to tax office for registration," she stated.
Taman Sari UPPRD Administration Section Head, Romy Fahrizal explained, his side is targeting this shopping center to collect new restaurant and indoor billboard WP data in Taman Sari. According to him, most restaurant owners don't understand the procedures for collecting taxes from consumers.
"All this time, restaurant owners assume that tax is taken from business income. But tax is actually taken 10 percent from consumers to be deposited back into the regional treasury," he said.
He informed, until the end of September, realization on billboard tax revenue in Taman Sari Sub-district reaches Rp 16.84 billion or around 74.21 percent from total target Rp 22.69 billion.
Meanwhile, restaurant tax revenue reaches Rp 47.6 billion or about 68.07 percent from total target Rp 69.73 billion and realization on parking tax reaches Rp 9.45 billion or about 67.36 percent from total target Rp 14.04 billion.
"We will collect data about indoor billboard and parking taxes in this newly opened shopping center," he conveyed.