Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Most Bali Villa's Ignoring Registration Deadline
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Most Bali Villa's Ignoring Registration Deadline

Government Officials Threaten Closure of Commercial Villas Having No Operating Licenses.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(8/26/2007)

On the eve of the August 29, 2007, deadline for formal registration of commercial villas in the Badung Regency of Bali, it appears that hundreds of villas have chosen to brazenly ignore the "grace period" for easy registration and are now bracing to see if official threats to crackdown on errant villa operators will materialize.

According to the Indonesian-language NusaBali, 485 of the estimated total of 711 commercial villas operating in Badung have ignored the Regent's decree (No. 22 of 2007) and made no move to register despite promises by local authorities take a number of stern steps, including formal warnings, closure and even the demolition of illegal villas. The Secretary of the Badung Regency, I Wayan Subawa, told the press on August 22, 2007, that "strong action against unlicensed villas will be undertaken by a judicial team comprised of representatives from a number of government agencies."

A Taxing Situation

An official of the Badung tax office reports that for the period January-May 2007 that only 219 of an estimated 649 commercial villas are paying any taxes. As a result, tax revenues from that sector totaling Rp. 5.6 billion (approximately US$604,500) during the first six months of 2006, stood at only Rp. 1.8 billion (approximately US$193,000) for the period January-May 2007.

The head of the revenue section of the Badung Regency, I Gusti Agung Ngurah Alit Agung, complained that "of the 649 (sic) villas in Badung, only 219 pay any taxes."

Hiding Behind Villa Management Companies

In a separate article in the Indonesian-language Bisnis Bali, an official of the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) who is also a villa operator warned that many villa owners are making the tactical mistake of ignoring warnings to register their properties, claiming that all administrative details relating to their villas are handled by their villa management company.

The official warned that "all individual villas must have permits" allowing them to operate as rented accommodation and that "umbrella permits" for villas operated under a specific villa management company simply do not exist.

The PHRI official supported the promised threatened crackdown on illegal commercial villas and the management companies who manage them.

Related Stories

[Register Your Villa or Else!]

[70% of Bali Villas Illegal]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Stranger, Now Gardening in Paradise
Made Wijaya – Australian Who Adopted an Island that Also Adopted Him – has Died in Sydney Australia
(8/28/2016)
Mass Insanity
Bali Put on Guard Following Failed Bombing Attack on North Sumatra Catholic Church
(8/28/2016)
The Risk of Lending Your Name
'Tax Amnesty' Complicates the Position of Nominee Property Owners in Bali
(8/28/2016)
Hog Heaven?
Island Life: East Bali Farmer Spends His Days Going Door-to-Door with his Pig on a Leash
(8/28/2016)
Bring Your own Plane to Indonesia
Indonesia Declares Intent to Ease Application Process for Private Aircraft visits
(8/28/2016)
Can Ya Run Faster than a Kenyan?
Kenyan Julias Kangethe Mbugua Overall Winner of 5th Maybank Bali Marathon. More Race Results
(8/28/2016)
Spice and Everything Nice
Bali Restaurateur to Open Second Spice by Chris Salans in Sanur in September 2016
(8/28/2016)
Classical Elegance Comes to Bali
Pascal and Ami Rogé to Perform Classical Piano Pieces at Ubud and Kuta Padma Resort on September 10-11, 2016
(8/28/2016)
Passage from India
Indonesia Tourism Ministry Says Indian Arrivals will Increase with Direct Flight Connections
(8/28/2016)
Trial for Errors
Evidence Files for Foreign Couple Charged with Killing a Bali Policeman Set to be Handed to State Prosecutor
(8/28/2016)
See Indonesia by Sea
PT Pelni Promoting Cruise Programs on its Fleet of Vessels to Selected Indonesian Destinations
(8/28/2016)
Ships Ahoy!
Tourism Minister: Urgent Need to Deregulate Marine Tourism
(8/28/2016)
All [News]!