Luxury Car Tax Breaks Scandal
The sole agent for Jaguar, Land Rover, and Bentley is suspected of manipulating invoices to receive lower tax amounts on import notification documents. The Corruption Eradication Commission is investigating suspected crimes resulting in trillions of rupiah in state losses.
THREE Range Rovers were lined up in the first floor of Wahana Auto Ekamarga showroom in Jalan Sultan Iskandar Muda in Kebayoran Lama, South Jakarta. Behind them, a 43-inch television was running a promotional video of a Range Rover on a windy road in the hills. That day, Thursday, October 31, the premises were nearly devoid of activity. The roar of the engine from that television was the only sound in that basketball court-sized room.