Transparency International Indonesia conducted a Corruption Perception Survey in 2015, with the main finding highlighting the Heads of Regional Government’s key role in preventing and eradicating corruption at the regional level. This means good governance and capacity are among the most crucial aspects of corruption eradication.

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Jakarta, January 25, 2017 - Indonesia consistently shows improvement in eradicating public sector corruption. This consistent improvement will only produce an immediate result if accompanied by real measures from all parties to strengthen business integrity in the business/private sector.

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The implementation of REDD+ in Indonesia has the potential to cut the rate of deforestation, reduce green-house emissions and support the livelihoods of local forest populations. The scheme has already received substantial funding from multilateral organizations, bilateral agreements, national budget and other sources.

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Major corruption scandals hitting the news often share key commonalities: the people at the centre of the scandal use a complex web of anonymous companies, trusts and other legal entities situated across multiple jurisdictions to transfer and hide their illicitly sourced funds. Perpetrators often use the services of professional middle-men and banks to move or conceal money and the funds often end up in the hands of other professionals, such as real estate agents or luxury goods providers, making the proceeds of corruption appear legitimate.

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Tax is a very important sector in both the strategic and economic order in global and domestic politics. Unfortunately, there are still many obstacles that hinder the optimization of tax revenue both from the tax authorities and taxpayers. To optimize tax revenue, this paper proposes a hypothesis that the increase of taxpayer compliance is an important factor.

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