Occupational Health and Safety Administrative Fines 2019


Administrative fines to be applied according to Occupational Health and Safety Law N. 6331 are increased by 23.73% in 2019, in accordance with the revaluation rate determined for the new-year. Amounts of the fines for the violations specified article 26 of said law are as follows. Type of Violation Hazard …

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Durations and Deadlines of Work Permit Processes in Turkey


Durations and deadlines in work permit process are very important for foreign workers and their employers. Missed deadlines may cause the concerned parties be liable for administrative fines and even lead to cancellation of work permit. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive on the work …

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2019 Minimum Wage Support Announced


As is known, Turkey’s monthly gross minimum wage is increased from 2.029,50 to 2.558,40 with a monthly 26% wage hike (from net 1.603,12 to 2.020,91). The Turkish Government, as it has been the case for the last three years, decided to continue supporting employers in 2019, in an effort to …

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Latest Amendments on Private Pension System


Private Pension System has been introduced by Law No. 6740 and entered into force as of 1st January 2017. Workplaces that are in the scope of the law, started to enter into contracts with pension companies and offer pension plans to the employees, on different dates, depending on the number …

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Entitlement to Jobseeker’s Allowance Eased


One of the main eligibility condition for jobseeker’s allowance “the requirement of 120 premium paid days prior to unemployment” has been amended as “the requirement of being under employment contract within120 days prior to unemployment”. As a result unemployed persons will not have to be uninterruptedly working within 120 days …

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Tax Exempt Daily Allowance 2019


Daily Allowance is the money paid to employees in daily basis while they are working away from their workplace whether within the same country or abroad. Tax exempt daily allowance amounts are determined by General Directorate of Budget and Fiscal Control in line with Travel Expense Law No.6245 twice a …

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Administrative fines to be applied by the Social Security Institution (SSI) have been increased in 2019 in parallel with the 26% minimum wage hike. Amounts of the fines for the violations specified in Article 102 of Social Insurance and General Health Insurance Law No. 5510 are as follows. VIOLATION TRY …

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Labor Law Administrative Fines for 2019


Administrative fines to be applied according to Labor Law No. 4857 are increased 23.73% in 2018, according to revaluation rate determined for the new year. Amounts of the fines for the violations specified article 98 to 107 are as follows. ViolatedArticle Penalty Clause VIOLATION Amount of Fine / TRY Revaluation …

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2019 Fines For Illegal Employment of Foreigners in Turkey


International Workforce Law No. 6735, published in Official Gazette numbered 29800 dated 13 August 2016, has replaced the former Work Permit Law No 4817 and introduced many changes in regard to work permit regulations of foreigners as well as new amounts of administrative fines for illegal employment of foreigners and …

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Child and Family Allowance Exemption Announced


Child and Family Allowance Exemptions to be applied between 01.01.2019 – 30.06.2019 are as follows:   SSI Child Allowance Exception / SSI ₺51.17 Family Allowance Exception / SSI ₺255.84   Income Tax Family Allowance Exception / Income Tax (Government) ₺278.69 Child Allowance Exception/Income Tax (Over 6) ₺32.65 Child Allowance Exception/Income Tax …

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