Social Security Law and Regulations

 
26June2018

THE NEW SSI CIRCULARS ANNOUNCED THAT THE EMPLOYERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH MINIMUM WAGE SUPPORT

In accordance with the provisional article, Article 75 of the Social Security and General Health Insurance Law the amount of Minimum Wage discount has been decided by the Council of Ministers on 09.04.2018. The details of the new amendments announced with the 2018/11668 numbered circulars, dated 09.04.2018 are listed below;

Written by Selma Kıy, Posted in Social Security Law and Regulations, Taxation Law

30May2018

WITHHOLDING AND PREMIUM RETURN DECLARATION HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO BE IN EFFECT AS OF OCTOBER 2018

In accordance with the publication of the Law that was published in the 09.08.2016 dated Official Gazette numbered 29796 it has been announced that the Withholding Tax Return and Monthly Premium & Service Declarations are to be combined under a single return called “Withholding Tax and Premium Service Return”.

On the date of 29.05.2018, the Ministry of Finance has announced a revision on the 30345 numbered Official Gazette in regard to the “General Statement on the Withholding Tax Return and Monthly Premium & Service Declarations” (item number: 4)

Written by Selma Kıy, Posted in Social Security Law and Regulations, Taxation Law

23May2018

RECONSTRUCTION OF SOCIAL SECURITY AND TAX DEBTS ARE IN FORCE

The Law regarding "The Restructuring of Certain Receivables" – also known as Tax Amnesty, which also includes the restructuring of public receivables in many various tax types, has come into effect with the publishing of Official Gazette dated 18th of May 2018. Details in regards are to be provided with the provisions which are expected to be announced by the relevant authorities and institutions.

In general terms; the regulations have been made towards specified receivables, unascertained receivables or receivables in the case before the courts, taxes under investigation, tax base increase and inventory and record corrections. You can find further details on the receivables and the reconstruction applications of such receivables in detail below to this informative article.

  1. The Receivables Subject to Restructuring
    • Taxes and tax penalties within the scope of the Tax Procedure Law.
    • Customs taxes and administrative fines
    • Insurance premiums and fines
    • All kinds of interest, fee, late interest, late fee, delay penalty regarding these receivables that are restructured within the scope of this law.
  2. The Respective Authorities that are concerned with the Receivables subject to Restructure Applications
    • Ministry of Finance
    • Ministry of Customs and Trade
    • Municipalities
    • Social Security Institutions
    • Other Institutions (Directorate General of Highways, Radio & Television Supreme Council, Immigrations and Civil Registry Offices, etc.)

Written by Mükremin Akbulut, Posted in Social Security Law and Regulations, Taxation Law

22March2018

BENEFITING FROM RETROSPECTIVE SSI INCENTIVES

In the General Assembly, the Article 17 of the "Draft Omnibus Bill" on Law on Making Amendments on Certain Laws has been approved on the date 21.03.2018.

In addition The Omnibus Bill Law on the retrospective benefits from the incentives and relevant supports have been approved and announced on the 30373 numbered Official Gazette dated 27.03. The relevant law will be applicable following the month of acceptance, in other words will be applicable as of May 1, 2018 and will be valid until the end of May 2018.

Within the one-month period as of the announcement date on the Gazette, the workplaces that do not apply for the relevant incentive benefits, will lose the right to obtain the retrospective incentives. There is a foreseen excessive workload on the SSI systems and this might lead to issues with submitting declarations along with heavy trafficing on the systems. Therefore, it is crucial for the workplaces to identify the retrospective incentives that can be benefited, at the soonest.

Written by Burcu Özel, Posted in Social Security Law and Regulations

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