FAQ

What is the requirements of getting import lisences for old-second hand -renovated goods in Turkey?

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What is the requirements of getting import lisences for old-second hand -renovated goods in Turkey?Turkey requires for imports of second hand goods - old, used or renovated - an import license. . According to Article 7 of the Turkish import regime, the importation of old, used, renovated, faulty and obsolete goods is subject to permission by the Under-secretariat for Foreign Trade. Some second hand goods (in general, capital goods used in different sectors such as food, packaging, textile, machinery, mining and metal, construction, transportation etc.) which are listed as an annex to the import regime can be imported freely provided that they are not older than 10 years.

What is The Work Permit Criteria for Foreigners in Turkey?

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What is The Work Permit Criteria for Foreigners in Turkey?Foreigners who intend to work in Turkey as an employer, employee, freelancer, or as an official, are required to declare this circumstance at least 15 days before the start of their work and have it registered in the Ikamet Tezkeresi (Residence Permit)

Foreigners are required to submit their ID card, residence permit or passport whenever asked by police or gendarme.
The necessary documents for application of permits should be delivered to the Yabancılar Şubesi (Foreigners' Office) - a sub-unit of General Security Department which is located on Vatan Caddesi (Vatan Avenue) in Fatih.

 

 

How is The Export Regime in Turkey?

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How is The Export Regime in Turkey?	Turkey has been implementing an export-oriented strategy since 1980. The basic objective of this strategy is to constitute an outward oriented economic structure in the framework of free market economy and to be integrated with world markets.

With this new strategy, export intensive measures consisting of various supportive components, arrangements directed to the foreign trade liberalization.

How Does the Turkish Tax System Works?

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How Does the Turkish Tax System Works?The tax system in Turkey is progressive.

-In other words, the higher your income, the higher the rate at which you will pay tax.

-The 2010 individual tax rates vary from 15% - 35%.

-in 2010 the standard rate of Turkey corporate tax is 20%.

How To Calculate The Cost of The Overtime Work on Holidays?

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How To Calculate The Cost of The Overtime Work on Holidays?According tothe Labor LawNo. 4857,weeklyworking hour regulation is appliedas45 hours. If weeklyworkinghours exceed45hours(except when Article 63of the lawon the basisofthe principle ofequalization is applied), it is considered asovertime. The worker who exceeds the 45 hours of weekly working ceiling,  will be entitled to earn 50% of normalhourlywageforeach extra hour.

When to File a Business Declaration?

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A business with employees must file a business declaration with a business declaration form accompanied by other required documents at the latest on the date when insured workers are employed. An employer who has taken over a business with insured employees must file a business declaration at the latest in 10 days following the take over.

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