Turkey introduces VAT on foreign B2C digital services

31 January 2018

From 1 January 2018, the Turkish Government introduced a VAT charge on all sales of e-services to consumers in Turkey.

Previously, non-resident businesses providing digital services in the country did not have an obligation to charge VAT on these types of supplies.  However in an effort to remove the unfair advantage that this gives them over resident companies, they will now have an obligation to charge VAT at 8% on their supplies going forward.

This new tax is applied to a range of electronic services including streaming games, music, apps, films, e-books, e-journals and internet services.

LATEST NEWS

Romania to introduce mandatory business to government...

The Romanian tax authorities have confirmed that businesses that sell to government departments will be required to issue e-invoices from 1 July 2022. Since...

SEE MORE
VAT news
LATEST NEWS

New EU e-commerce packages – EU confirms initial...

The European Union (EU) has released statistics showing that the introduction of the EU e-commerce packages in July last year, has been a success. The figures...

SEE MORE
VAT news
LATEST NEWS

Australia raises AUS$760 million in GST after...

The Australian Board of Taxation has announced that since the removal of the Low Value Imported Goods (LVIG) regime in July 2018, it has collected GST on low...

SEE MORE
VAT news

Gated Content

The following email providers are not accepted: gmail, hotmail, yahoo. Please use proper company email.