Apindo: Heavy Equipment Vehicle Service Tax Invoice is Invalid

By : Ahmad Fadli And Aldi Firhand. A | Tuesday, November 14 2017 - 21:24 IWST

Chairman of the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo), Haryadi Sukamdani (harianterbit)
Chairman of the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo), Haryadi Sukamdani (harianterbit)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Chairman of APINDO. Hariyadi B. Sukamdani asserted, the basis of taxes on motor vehicles for heavy equipment is not valid because of what the legal basis has been canceled by the decision of the Constitutional Court itself.

Therefore, Hariyadi revealed that the business world will consistently run the Decision of the Constitutional Court and hope the Government provides legal certainty related to motor vehicle tax for heavy equipment.

"Currently, the compliance of the Central and Regional Governments to carry out the verdict in accordance with the Decision of the Constitutional Court is highly expected so that no longer any charges. In particular, local governments can think more seriously to make more business-friendly policies to attract investments that can absorb labor, and can contribute to the regional and national economy, "said Hariyadi in a press release received by INDUSTRY.co.id , Tuesday (11/14/2017).

Furthermore, the Chairman of the Legal Advisory Team who conducted the Judicial Review on the Act, Ali Nurdin said that the Constitutional Court's decision has a binding legal force since it was completed in a plenary session open to the public, so that since October 10, 2017 the provisions in the PDRD Law regulating the tool weight can no longer be used.

In line with Ali Nurdin, Chairman of the Indonesian Mining Services Association (ASPINDO) who is also Coordinator of the Association of Heavy Equipment Owners and Users, Tjahyono Imawan explained that the heavy equipment entrepreneurs, since the issuance of Law Number 34 Year 2000 which was then revised by Law Number 28 Year 2009 , has questioned the grouping of heavy equipment as a motor vehicle with the obligation to pay Motor Vehicle Tax (PKB) and Motor Vehicle Name Transfer (BBNKB).

"Therefore, with the issuance of Decision of the Constitutional Court Number 15 / PUU-XV / 2017, the Government is expected to respect and judge the decision of the Constitutional Court so that there is legal certainty in running the business," Tjahyono concluded.

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