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Phantom ownership of Rolls Royce, road tax bill shocks builder

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, November 21 2019   /  01:15 am

It came as a shock to construction worker Dimas Agung Prayitno, 21, to learn that the tax office has him listed as the owner of a luxury Rolls Royce Phantom, despite the fact that he lives on a small alley in Taman Sari, West Jakarta.Agung, it turns out, is a victim of identity theft by a tax evader.Jakarta Tax and Levy Agency (BPRD) officials visited Agung’s house on Tuesday, because tax on the Rolls Royce had not been paid. According to tax records, Agung is the registered owner of the Jakarta-registered car.Agung has denied ownership of the car.“I don’t have a car, Pak. It’s impossible that [someone living in] this kind of house could own a car, especially a luxury car,” Agung said on Tuesday during a visit by Jakarta BPRD and Vehicle Document Registration Center (Samsat) officials, kompas.com reported.“But you are registered as the owner of a Rolls Royce Phantom who has n...