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New developments for touristic residence permit granted by Istanbul immigration Office.

25th May 2018 The immigration Office will no longer renew the touristic residence permit. Immigration office state that there will be no need for the renewing touristic residence permit since given time (1 year or... Read more

ARE YOU LEGAL - Renting your Turkish property to guests, family or friends

10th May 2018 ARE YOU LEGAL Are you renting out your property or letting family and friends stay for free?If so you need to make sure that you comply with the new the new regulations introduced in 2017. The season... Read more

Voting in upcoming elections - Note to our members

10th May 2018   Note to our members who have Turkish citizenship:If you want to vote in the upcoming general elections on June 24th, you have until the 12th of May to check whether your name is on the voter... Read more

Turkish Lira Seen Outperforming Peers on Central Bank Backstop

26th April 2018 While the currency quickly erased a jump after policy makers raised a key rate more than expected on Wednesday, it is still beating peers this week. The central bank has provided a buffer from the... Read more

Turkey’s currency is tanking and President Erdogan is keeping it down

18th April 2018     •    Turkey's lira has hit record lows for the past week, thanks to the Turkish government's difficulty balancing monetary policy to counter double-digit... Read more

Turkey has third-most of cleanest beaches in the world

18th April 2018 Turkey's coasts continue to draw visitors and apart from their beauty, Turkey has some of cleanest beaches in the world. According to a study conducted by the Foundation for Environmental Education,... Read more

New app allows victims of domestic violence to notify Turkish police with single button

4th April 2018 Turkish police have launched an emergency support application to enable women report cases of domestic violence and seek assistance in a faster manner with the click of a button, as the country aims... Read more

Bare ownership - an alternative to the classical inheritance procedure for a property

4th April 2018 International inheritance procedures can be lengthy, complicated and expensive. In Turkey, bequeathing immovable property is particularly hard, as the procedure must be totally in line with Turkish... Read more

Investors are flocking to Istanbul – Economic rise of Turkey

29th March 2018 As Turkeys economic center, Istanbul has a thriving $449 billion economy. The city is committed to strengthening its trade and commerce worth $192 billion and rapidly transforming into a regional... Read more

YellAli and MGC Partnership

13th March 2018 YellAli and MGC legal - become partners to bring legal expertise advice to our many clients. MGC Legal is a full service law firm based in Istanbul, Turkey, focusing on all aspects of business law... Read more

Paying tax in Turkey for income in 2017

6th March 2018 In Turkey, as in any other country, people who earn money are supposed to pay tax on their income. Foreign residents who work or have businesses in Turkey usually have accountants dealing with the... Read more

Important - Changes to work permits for foreigners 2018

20th February 2018   Changes to work permits for foreigners 2018 Changes in work permit policies of the Directorate General of International Labor for 2018 are as follows: •    Work permit... Read more

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