Liputan6.com, Padang Sidempuan – Tax Service Office (KPP) Primary Padang Sidempuan held an education and tax dialogue activity Government Regulation Number 23 Year 2018 concerning Final Income Tax Rates for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (UMKM) which dropped to 0.5% held in KPP Hall Pratama Padang Sidempuan Thursday (07/26/2018).
The event was attended by more than 100 UMKM compulsory tax participants in the KPP Working Area including Padang Sidempuan City, South Tapanuli Regency, Padang Lawas Regency, North Padang Lawas Regency and Mandailing Natal District.
The education activity and tax policy dialogue was opened by Sri Mulyono, Head of Padang Sidempuan Primary KPP with exposure to tax revenue in the MSME sector.
In his remarks, he expressed his gratitude for the contribution of taxpayers especially to the UMKM taxpayers who attended because it had a vital role for the growth and resilience of the Indonesian economy.
In this event a survey was also conducted for participants who were present as part of the process of the Padang Sidempuan Primary Tax Office to become an Integrity Zone Towards a Corruption Free Area / Clean Serving Bureaucracy Area (WBK / WBBM).
Meanwhile, Siti Aminah Rangkuti, Account Representative of the Padang Sidempuan KPP Primary said that PP 23 of 2018 was a change from PP 46 of 2013.
“This rule change is intended to provide convenience, simplicity and encourage people to play a role in economic and development activities,” said Siti.
There are several points of change in PP 23 of 2018, namely a reduction in final PPh rates to 0.5% of turnover, additional provisions regarding the time period, adjustment of Tax Subjects subject to PP, confirmation of turnover and ease of deposit method.
“The limit of turnover of MSME entrepreneurs who can use PP 23 of 2018 is still 4.8 billion a year, the same as PP 46 of 2013,” he added.
Taxpayers are very enthusiastic about the dialogue and education program on the reduction of the UMKM tax rate, as seen from the large number of participants who attended the hall and questions related to the implementation of this new tariff and their business turnover and tax compliance.
Participants who attended welcomed the convenience offered by PP 23 in 2018.
“It is expected that through this activity, MSME entrepreneurs can understand PP 23 which will take effect from 1 July 2018 and utilize this facility, better understand and comply with its tax obligations,” Sri Mulyono stressed.
Source : Liputan6.com