IMPORTANT CHANGES FOR CUSTOMERS SHIPPING TO / FROM TURKEY
As of May 1st 2022, some new articles to Custom Law No 4458 become effective.
The Turkish Customs Authorities have implemented changes mainly focusing on the reduction of TAX assessment threshold and amendment to the TAX percentage (%) applied on imported goods from non-European Union (EU) member state countries.
- The threshold for TAX assessment for Business-to-Consumer (B2C) shipments has been reduced from 1500 EUR to 150 EUR.
- There is also a change to the TAX percentage (%) rate for shipments from non-EU member state countries, which will be increased from 20% to 30% for Business-to-Consumer (B2C) shipments up to 150 EUR and Business-to-Business (B2B) shipments up to 22 EUR.
- This TAX percentage (%) change is applicable to shipments shipped from outside of European Union Member States, into Turkey.
Please find below detailed document and FAQs outlining all details on these changes.