Indonesia Says It Has Tax Deal With Google

By I Made SentanaFeaturesDow Jones Newswires

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Alphabet Inc.'s Google unit has agreed the amount of tax arrears Indonesia says the technology company hasn't paid since 2009, a government official said Tuesday.

"Yes, they will pay the taxes as far back as 2009," said Tax Director General Ken Dwijugiasteadi.

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Google didn't immediately respond when asked to confirm his statement.

Mr. Dwijugiasteadi declined to specify the amount, which the government last year estimated at around 5.5 trillion rupiah ($415 million). Google disputed the amount.

This marks the first success for the Southeast Asian country in chasing back taxes from international technology companies.

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June 13, 2017 11:53 ET (15:53 GMT)