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Turkey Increases Special Communication Tax Rate — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

Turkey's Revenue Administration has announced the publication of Presidential Decree No. 3469 of 29 January 2021, which increases the special communication tax rate for electronic communication services. This includes an increase in the rate from 7.5% to 10% for:

  • Mobile electronic communication services, including sales of prepaid lines;
  • Radio and television broadcast transmission services via satellite and cable platforms;
  • Wired, wireless, and mobile internet service provider services; and
  • Other electronic communication services not covered above.

The decree was published on 30 January 2021 and entered into force on that date.