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Jokowi wants to delay, maybe drop, ‘warteg’ tax

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, November 29 2012 | 09:42 am

PREMIUM Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo says that he will delay levying taxes on the city’s popular
warteg sidewalk food stalls.

The governor said that the taxes would burden the city’s small and medium-scale food-and-beverage businesses.

“It would be better if it [the warteg tax] is eventually scrapped. Let the levy be imposed on larger
restaurants only,” Jokowi sa...