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Indonesia: VAT rate of 0% extended for additional export services

Indonesia: VAT rate of 0% extended

Guidance from the Ministry of Finance (Regulation No. 32/PMK.010/2019) expands the list of export services that are eligible for the 0% export value added tax (VAT) rate.


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The 0% export VAT rate is being made available for other export services including:

  • Freight forwarding services related to exporting goods
  • Technology and information services that include computer system analysis services, computer system design services, IT security services, contact center services
  • Research and development services
  • Rental of transportation equipment (airplanes and ships) for international shipping and air transportation services
  • Business and management consulting services that include legal consultancy services, architectural and interior design services, marketing services, accounting and bookkeeping services, financial statement audit services, tax services
  • Trading services (i.e., identifying domestic sellers to export their goods)
  • Interconnection services, satellite and communication/data connectivity services (including international call and short messages to offshore cellular service providers, satellite transponder services)

Read a May 2019 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Indonesia

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