The investigative team of the Directorate General of Taxation's Law Enforcement Directorate (DGT) confiscated land and a factory building belonging to a textile company, PT APF, which was suspected of evading taxes of around Rp. 61.25 billion.

The confiscation was carried out on Wednesday (30/6/2021). PT APF is suspected of having committed a crime in the field of taxation by issuing tax invoices that are not based on actual transactions or fictitious tax invoices.

"Throughout 2014 to 2016, PT APF was suspected of having switched or transferred tax invoices from the actual buyer to another party who did not conduct a sale and purchase transaction with PT APF," the DGT official statement said on its official website.

The DGT explained that the issuance of a fictitious tax invoice by PT APF violated the KUP Law Article 39A letter a jo. Article 43. Criminal threats that threaten the person in charge of PT APF include a fine of at least 2 times the value in the tax invoice and a maximum of 6 times the amount stated in the fictitious tax invoice.

The team of investigators from the Directorate of Law Enforcement of the DGT carried out the execution of the confiscation accompanied by the Korwas PPNS Bareskrim Polri In addition, a notice of confiscation has also been submitted to the company prior to execution.

"Investigators put confiscation seals at several points, including in front of the gate, on the outer wall, and on the inner wall of the confiscated building," he explained.

The next business process that will be carried out by DGT is to assess the land and factory buildings. Assets confiscated by the authorities can also be used as evidence in the trial process.

"The confiscation of corporate assets for tax evasion is a form of DGT's commitment in realizing strict and fair law enforcement in order to recover losses in state revenues," added DGT.