Turkish Tax News
New Tax Treaty Between Turkey and Qatar
03 April 2019

New Tax Treaty Between Turkey and Qatar

Current Double Taxation Treaty between Turkey and Qatar has been signed in the year 2001 and is in force since January 1st of 2009. On the other hand, Turkey and Qatar has signed a new DTA on a date December 12 of 2016. New treaty will take place of the current agreement when whole process completed by each side for the entry into force of new agreement. Turkish side has completed the processes but since Qatar has not completed, new treaty is not in force yet.

02 February 2017

New type of work permits in Turkey: Turquoise Card and International Labour Law

The Law on International Labor Force which came into force on August 13, contains important changes for work permits system in Turkey for foreigners. The new law regulates foreigners’ entry into the Turkish labor market in a more extensive and disciplined way. Although there is no significant change in terms of work permit/visa procedures, some flexibilities for specific categories of professions are introduced in different sections of the new law.

26 January 2017

Project Based Incentives for the investments in Turkey

Turkey’s Parliament has enacted a Law on Supporting Project Based Investments. The Law has been published in the Official Gazette. The Law has authorized the Council of Ministers to grant incentives for project-based investments. A decision from Council of Ministers regarding project based investments has been published in the Official Gazette. The decision has clarified the principles and procedures regarding project-based incentives.