Tax-GDP Ratio Can Reach 14.6% by 2019: Official

Dian Ihsan Siregar    •    17 Januari 2017 18:36 WIB
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Tax-GDP Ratio Can Reach 14.6% by 2019: Official
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Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: The Indonesian government believes tax-GDP ratio can reach 14.6 percent by 2019.

"We have quite ambitious target," Tax Reform Task Force chief Suryo Pratomo said here on Tuesday (1/17).

"However, we are very realistic," he continued.

He mentioned that the tax amnesty program could boost tax-GDP ration. He explained that the tax amnesty program could expand tax database.

"We believe the tax-GDP ratio will rise," he stated.

The tax-GDP ratio in the country currently is around eleven percent.


(WAH)