Muslimin Damanhuri

Muslimin Damanhuri

Attached to AHP’s Tax Group, he is a 1997 “Graduate of the Year” of the Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia, where he majored in accounting, after which he went on to graduate cum laude with a master’s degree in management from the same university in 2012, majoring in financial management.

He holds the highest tax consultant’s license (Brevet C), as well as a chartered accountant’s license, and is a member of the Indonesian Tax Consultants Association and Indonesian Institute of Accountants.

Prior to joining Assegaf Hamzah, he was financial controller for seven years at another leading Jakarta law firm, prior to which he served as manager of tax and legal services with one of the big four accounting firms for ten years .

Muslimin has extensive experience of Indonesian tax advisory, compliance and dispute resolution work across a wide variety of industries. In particular, he possesses in-depth expertise in tax planning and modeling, conducting tax reviews and due diligence exercises, and handling tax refunds and audits. He has also successfully led a number of special tax projects for major international companies.  In dealing with the complexity and opacity of Indonesian tax regulations, which have the potential to result in frequent misunderstandings and misinterpretations, Muslimin has enabled his clients to make tax savings, reduce tax exposure, and ensure full compliance with the regulations. He has advised a long list of major state-owned companies, foreign and domestic investors, construction and development companies, and foreign investment banks on tax matters, both in relation to the overall structure of their investments and the structuring of individual transactions.