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Banking, loans and credit cards in Turkey

21st March 2018 Opening a bank accountIf you have applied for a residence permit before, you know that having a bank account with a Turkish bank can be vital to prove that you have the necessary assets to afford a life in Turkey. It can also be one of the most frustrating steps towards obtaining a residence permit...
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Why we should not drink City water (Tap water) in Turkey?

13th March 2018 Tap water in most parts of Turkey is heavily chlorinated and chalky especially during the hot summer months.
 In particular, it is difficult for some regions to drink tap water for the high mineral and metal content making for an undesirable taste. The major cities across Turkey do have...
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What kind of damp is affecting my home?

6th March 2018 

Find out what type of damp is affecting your home so that you can eradicate the problem without spending more than you need to.
 Rising damp, penetrating damp and condensation are the three most common types of damp for residential properties.  Each needs to be treated in different ways,...
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Can i register my own guests for short-term summer rentals - GİYKİMBİL system

6th March 2018 How to Register for GİYKİMBİL
 You may visit your local Jandarma or police station in your district to obtain the necessary software (free) and you may also purchase additional software to send the xml files. Companies such as Akçam Bilişim or 3T Bilişim provide this software ('Kimlik...
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Why is it important to keep my air condition unit clean?

27th February 2018 Why is it important to service your air conditioner? 

Air Conditioner Filters. The most important maintenance task that will ensure the efficiency of your air conditioner is to routinely replace or clean its filters. You must replace your air...
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How much can landlords increase my rent in Turkey?

27th February 2018 2018 - rent increase:   For long term rentals, the yearly increase of rent is a matter which can be regulated in the tenancy agreement. If nothing particular has been agreed in the contract, the rent increase is made according to the ÜFE (Producer Price Index) or the TÜFE (Consumer...
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13th February 2018 INHERITANCE ISSUES PART 2 Inheritance tax With the valid certificate of inheritance (‘Mirasçılık Belgesi’) one of the heirs or their representative proceed to the ‘Vergi Dairesi’ (tax office) and pay the related inheritance tax (‘intikal vergisi’). The...
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6th February 2018   After having published our latest article ‘Dying in Turkey’ we will now continue with the question: ‘What happens to my estate after my death?’   It is difficult to give a universally valid reply to this question, as every country’s inheritance...
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Consequences Of Non Compliance With Independent Audit Requirement - Turkey

30th January 2018 An important issue for companies in Turkey is the “Independent Audit” of their financial statements. However, as surely known, not all, but only some of the companies are subject to independent audit. According to the latest status, companies must retain independent auditors if...
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What happens if I or my partner die in Turkey?

30th January 2018 Thinking about your own death or the death of a loved one is frightening enough, but the idea of dying in a foreign country is even more frightening. This is exactly the reason why knowledge about such a contingency is so important.   We have tried to compile some basic information on the...
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