Yusuf Wangko Ngantung

DDTC - Indonesia




World TP - Highly Regarded




Practice areas:

Transfer pricing

Yusuf is a partner at DDTC with over 10 years of professional experience in Indonesia. He was formerly a tax consultant in a prominent Dutch-based tax advisory firm, where he was involved in cross-border international tax structuring projects.

His areas of focus are transfer pricing dispute resolution, international tax transactional work, and M&A, as well as regular tax advisory. His advice always includes practical solutions with a keen eye on the intricacies of the Indonesia tax environment.

He holds an LL.B degree from Leiden University and an LL.M (with honors) degree from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. He holds an ADIT qualification from the Chartered Institute of Taxation, UK, and is a licensed tax attorney in Indonesia.

  • Acted as tax attorney on behalf of a Japanese multinational company involved in the automotive industry at the Supreme Court, which decided in favour of the taxpayer and overturned the Tax Court decision.
  • Advised a UK based multinational company for a bilateral APA
  • Advised a South Korea based multinational company for transfer pricing audits and subsequent dispute resolution via MAP
  • Advised an investment firm on a complex cross border rights issues and restructuring transaction involving a gold mining company in Indonesia


Corporate tax matters:

  • APAs
  • M&A & Transactions

Dispute resolution:

  • MAPs/ADRs
  • Litigation

Tax advisory:

  • International tax advisory

  • Automotive
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Industrials
  • Tech and telecoms

  • Indonesia Tax Court

  • IKPI (Indonesian Tax Consultants Association)

  • LL.B Fiscaal Recht, University of Leiden, 2007
  • LL.M International Tax (with honours), Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, 2014