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6th June 2017 Liquidation of capital companies (“CC”) are governed under the Turkish Commercial Code numbered 6102 (“TCC”). Given that limited liability partnerships (“LLP”) and joint stock corporations (“JSC”) are most commonly used types of capital companies in...
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Converting a foreign driving licence into a Turkish one

5th June 2017 Just as in every other country, foreign residents in Turkey are required to convert the driving licences from their previous country of residency to a Turkish driving licence. As of 1st January 2016 the related legislation has changed, new (internationally valid) driving licences are now being...
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Buying and registering a new or second hand vehicle as a foreigner in Turkey

30th May 2017 Buying and registering a new or second hand vehicle as a foreigner in TurkeyEvery foreigner who officially resides in Turkey (with a valid Turkish residence permit) is entitled to purchase and register in his/her name motorized vehicles (actually this also includes private yachts, but that’s...
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Ramadan 2017 - Are you Ready ?

23rd May 2017 Ramadan (Ramazan) will begin in the evening of Friday , May 26How will this affect Tourists?For tourists holidaying in Turkey you will most likely not notice any differences, nor be affected by the holy month of Ramadan. As in tourist areas it’s pretty much business as usual, with restaurants...
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23rd May 2017 TEMPORARY IMPORTATION OF A PRIVATE VEHICLE – AN OPTION FOR CERTAIN FOREIGNERSForeigners residing in Turkey are allowed to bring their private vehicle along for the time of their stay provided they are students, retired or hold a valid work permit.The so-called Mavi Karne (Blue Carnet) or,...
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18th May 2017 I. Capital Companies: Limited Liability Partnership and Joint Stock Corporations According to the Turkish Commercial Code No. 6102 (“TCC”), a joint stock corporation (“JSC”) and a limited liability partnership (“LLP”) can be established with one or more...
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Finding Reliable Traders in Turkey - Direct advice from foreigners living in Turkey!

2nd May 2017 We have encouraged our YellAli members to share their horror stories with us of rogue traders in Turkey. Here are some examples of feedback we have received , which in turn will help other expats who are looking for reliable tradesmen in Turkey.
 Recommendation, Recommendation, Recommendation!In...
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VPN Usage in Turkey

27th April 2017 The CensorshipIn the year 2007, Turkey passed an Internet Censorship law that signified a major shift in internet usage in the country. The restriction was meant to ‘regulate’ and ‘clean’ the internet from undesirable content, with the declared objective of protecting...
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Consumer Protection Law in Turkey - know your rights

12th April 2017 The Consumer Protection Law (the “CPL”) applies not only to the sale of products, but also to services rendered for customers, excluding commercial or professional activities.  For example, If  a customer hires an electrician to render services at his/her house, the CPL will...
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Dealing with dishonest tradesmen in Turkey - 10 signs they’re bad news

12th April 2017 How can you tell if the guy you’ve hired to repair your home is a legitimate registered trader?  Watch out for the warning signs and look out for tradesmen’s who…   1. Offer very cheap quotes or estimates, as this could be an indication that they are a ‘rogue...
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