Journal of Applied Accounting and Taxation (JAAT) is a journal published by Politeknik Negeri Batam. The journal is predominantly devoted to applied accounting, taxation, and finance with special focus on industries problem solving. JAAT publish quality articles based on empirical research, theoretical and practical articles. The JAAT is issued 2 times a year in electronic form. The electronic pdf version is accessible on the internet free of charge. We encourage all interested contributors to submit their work for consideration.