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Companies offered tax breaks to invest in agriculture research

Indonesia: The Agriculture Ministry is trying to make private companies aware of tax incentives they will receive for providing agricultural research grants and funding.

The ministry’s post-harvest research and development unit head Rudy Tjahjoutomo said that no private company had provided agricultural research funding due to a lack of awareness on tax incentives provided under Agriculture Ministry Regulation (Permen) No. 56/2006 on Agriculture Research and Development Cooperation.

“The regulation stipulates that the government will give tax breaks to companies that match the amount they give toward research and grants in agriculture,” Rudy said on the sidelines of an agricultural conference on Tuesday.

Many companies are unfamiliar with the tax incentive regulation, according to the ministry.

Agriculture Ministry research and development unit head Haryono said that even if some companies knew about the Permen 2006, they would rather spend money on corporate social responsibility programs as these could be more effective in promoting their business activities.

“This is unfortunate considering research can help us find ways to develop technology and human resources in the agriculture sector in an effort to improve our food security,” Haryono said.

Rudy said the ministry would up its efforts to inform private companies about the benefits of providing agricultural research grants and funding.

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