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2023 II. Period Minimum Wage Support Procedures

2023 II. Period Minimum Wage Support Procedures

With the Communique dated September 1, 2023 and numbered 2023/25, the procedures regarding the minimum wage support for the period July 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023 have been published by the Social Security Institution (In Turkish).

As a summary, in case that all conditions are met, the minimum wage support will be automatically deducted from the social security premium payments on the upcoming periods by the Social Security Institution without any application.

The conditions required for 2023 minimum wage support can be summarized as below:

  • For the workplaces registered before 2023; if the social security base amount is 324 Turkish lira or less in the monthly withholding tax and premium service declarations for the same month of 2022,
  • For the workplaces subject to collective bargaining, if the social security base amount is 647 Turkish lira,
  • For the workplaces which have employees working underground for "Lignite" and "Hard Coal" extraction, if the social security base amount is 863 Turkish lira,
  • For the workplaces included in the scope of this Law for the first time in 2023,

The amount which is calculated as 16.66 TL multiple with the total premium days related to the period July – December 2023, would be deducted from the social security payments automatically without any application.

In terms of the employees within the scope of this article;

The employees whose long-term insurance branches (disability, old-age, and death) are paid, would be under the scope of this article (due from the document type codes: 1, 4, 5, 6, 13, 14, 20, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 47, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 90, 91, 92)

Based on that, for the individuals whose long-term insurance branches are not paid, could not be considered within the scope of this article.

You can reach the related Communique via the link. (In Turkish)

Should you have any queries or need further details, please contact your customer representative.

Written by Erdoğdu Onur Erol, Posted in Social Security Law and Legislation, Labor Law

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