Business in Turkey

Work Visa Document Checklist for Turkey Consulates

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WORK PERMIT APPLICATION ABROAD If you are a foreigner applying for work visa from abroad the steps and necessary documents are as follows. •             Before the consulate visit fill in the “Visa Application form” in web-site (www.konsolosluk.gov.tr) When you go to relevant consulate of Turkey to apply for work visa, take …

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A Review of International Workforce in Turkey

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Turkey, on one hand, trying to attract qualified foreign professionals and investors to create an economy producing goods with high added value and increase the domestic savings, and on the other hand, struggling to cope up with the inflow of refugees in huge numbers from the troubled neighbors, has introduced …

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Government Support for Interns Extended

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Government support provided from Unemployment Fund for the employers of interns will continue during 2017-2018 school year. As is known apprentices, candidate apprentices and students in vocational high schools, and students having vocational and technical training in the universities or higher education institutions who are deemed in the scope of …

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ARBITRATION BECOMES COMPULSORY IN LABOR DISPUTES

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Employees and employers shall resort to arbitrator in the first place instead of litigation process for their labor disputes and conflicts, as per the “Law on Labor Courts No. 7036” issued in Official Gazette numbered 30221, dated 25 October 2017. The also called “mandatory mediation” aims at lessening  the heavy …

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PAYMENT DATE OF UNEMPLOYMENT SALARY CHANGES

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Unemployment salary that is paid at the end of each month will be paid at the 5th day of the month in case the “Bag Law” gets into force in the following weeks.  Intending to prevent inappropriate payments Article 50 of Law on Unemployment Insurance No. 4447 will be changed …

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Paid and Unpaid Leaves in Turkey

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Leaves with pay and unpaid leaves are always mixed up. We will try to enlighten you on the matter briefly. LEAVE WITH PAY /PAID LEAVES Leave of absences arranged in provisional article 2 of Labor Law 4857 are as follows; Marriage Leave: 3 days in the event of employee’s marriage, …

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Taxable Income Brackets Will Not Change in 2018

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Based on Finance Minister’s last week announcement we had informed you that the tax rate applied to 3rd income bracket will be increased to %30 from %27 in 2018. However, during the discussion in the General Assembly this arrangement has been removed from the draft law (Draft law on Amending …

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