Turkey COVID-19 VAT relief measures
- Mar 26, 2020 | Richard Asquith
The Turkish tax office on 24 March introduced VAT payment reliefs in addition to last week's measuers. Several sectors will have their VAT returns for April, May and June delayed until 27 July 2020. VAT payments for April to June are delayed six months out to October to December.
The sectors include: automotive; accomodation; cinema; heath; publishing; pubic exercise facilities; and professional services.
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The VAT measures already announced, in place until November, include:
- The VAT rate on airline travel is to be cut on domestic flights from 18% to 1%.
- Hotel accommodation and services are to be zero-rated.
Other measures include suspension of national insurance payments on employees.