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2021 Fiscal Holiday Begins

2021 Fiscal Holiday Begins

The fiscal holiday is of importance for professionals in the field of accounting and payroll, as the government agencies’ notification deadlines change. The Fiscal Holiday in 2021 will start on July 1 and end on July 20 (the day included). As the last day, if the legal and administrative obligations …

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Is a Vaccination Appointment Considered a Leave?

Is a Vaccination Appointment Considered a Leave?

Since the start of the pandemic, the vaccination process has been managed within the scope of the “Covid-19 Vaccine National Implementation Strategy” determined by the Ministry of Health with the recommendation of the Scientific Committee. It is aimed that the vaccination process, which primarily covers health workers and those over …

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Are Foreign Employees Eligible to be Vaccinated?

Are Foreign Employees Eligible to be Vaccinated?

Will foreign nationals working in our country have the right to be vaccinated? Can vaccination appointments be made for temporary foreign personnel or expats who work in Turkey but are not under social security? There are two separate channels for vaccination-related appointments: making an appointment via e-Nabız or making an …

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Extended VAT Discount for Food Allowance

One of the side benefits provided to employees is food allowance.  While meals during workday can be offered directly to the employee as a cafeteria service, it can also be provided with different payment methods such as cash or meal cards/coupons/checks.  The change in the VAT rate of the meal …

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Work Accident On Breastfeeding Leave

Work Accident On Breastfeeding Leave

According to Article 74 of the Labor Law no. 4857, working mothers are given one and a half hour leave to breastfeed their children under the age of one. The employee herself determines what  time and how many times she needs breastfeeding breaks. The periods spent on breastfeeding leave are …

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Dismissal During Short Work Period

Dismissal During Short Work Period

Short work allowance has been the most important government support to eliminate the negative effects of the pandemic. Workplaces that reduce their working hours or stop their activities altogether apply for short work allowance provided that they meet the necessary conditions. The short work allowance ensures that workers receive an …

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