Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The government, in this case the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Transport, is completing a government regulation project (PP) related to the tax on sales of luxury goods (PPnBM) for yachts.
In the review, the government will launch PPnBM for yachts from 75% to 0%.
The Minister of Maritime Affairs Coordination, Luhut Panjaitan, has revealed that so far PPnBM's statistical revenues have reached Rp. 8,000 million to Rp. 9,000 million per year.
"If launched, the Ministry of Tourism projects that we can reach $ 443 million per year. Imagine, we leave more than $ 400 million per year," Luhut said in his office on Thursday, January 31, 2014.
He explained, the amount obtained from the number of foreign tourists who came and took their yachts to Indonesian waters and were made to the existing docks.
"Then it is the maintenance, the solution, the consumption, etc. It is the accountant of the Ministry of Tourism", he added.
Luhut's final goal of the PP will be presented again in his office on February 14.
"I want this month to end in us and was presented to the President (Game Widodo). Because this is not a new problem, it has been for many years," he explained.
Photo: CNBC Indonesia / Muhammad Sabki
The specialized personnel of the coordinating minister of maritime affairs, Atmadji Sumarkidjo added, several places that leant to yachts prepared by the government included Riau, Bali and a new special wharf in the Mentawai Islands, Western Sumatra.
Supervision will be submitted to the General Department of Customs and Excise of the Ministry of Finance.
"Some possible locations are in fact Bali or the island Labuan Bajo and Komodo," said Atmadji.
The PPnBM launch plan for cruise ships will be discussed later.
Check the video of the Minister of Maritime Affairs Coordination Luhut Pandjaitan about the Freeport Foundry below[Gambas:Video CNBC]
(miq / miq)