Jakarta - The Directorate General (DG) Taxes add 22 retail stores that will participate in the provision of refund of Value Added Tax (VAT) to foreign tourists or Vat Refund for Tourist.
Earlier, on April 1, 2010, the Directorate General of Taxation has appointed as many as eight retail stores to participate in the program.
"The VAT refund facility for foreign tourists has received positive response from the tourists and retail stores," said Director of Business Process Transformation Directorate General of Taxes, Robert Pakpahan in a press release received detikFinance, Friday (01/10/2010).
Retail stores participating in this program are required to put the logo 'Vat Refund for Tourist "in his shop. Until now, foreign tourists can only melakukab claim VAT refund in two International Airport, namely Soekarno-Hatta and Bali's Ngurah Rai.
In the future, is expected to retail stores participating in this program can be more and more and place or counter claim also increasingly spread throughout the international airports.
Terms retail additions are arranged in a decision of the Director General of Taxation Number KEP-247/PJ/2010 September 6, 2010 which became effective from October 1, 2010.
(Ang / Qom)
Date: October 1, 2010