Regulatory updates - Türkiye

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April 6 2023

Turkey to introduce mandatory QR-codes for specific electronic documents

The Turkish Revenue Authority (Gelir İdaresi Başkanlığı or GİB) has announced the required usage by taxpayers of QR-codes for several document types, including e-Fatura and e-Arşiv invoices.

February 7 2022

Turkey further expands the scope of e-document mandate, introducing amendments to e-Arşiv invoice obligation

With the Communiqué 535 amending the Tax Procedure Law General Communiqué No 509, taxpayers' scope to use the mandatory e-documents has been redefined and followed by other changes.

November 26 2021

The new draft Communiqué proposes extended scope of e-document mandate in Turkey

With the draft Communiqué, the GIB introduces lower thresholds for mandatory issuance of e-Fatura, e-Waybill and e-Arşiv. New sectors to adopt the mandatory issuance of certain e-documents are also listed.

June 24 2021

Approaching deadline for the mandatory e-invoice adoption within healthcare sector in Turkey: who is in scope?

Certain healthcare service providers and taxpayers are obliged to issue electronic invoices starting from 1 July 2021.

November 5 2019

E-invoicing now mandatory for more Turkish taxpayers

The Turkish Revenue Administration (GIB) announced new changes regarding e-documents with a new communiqué published and entered into force on 2019-10-19 at the Official Gazette. The Administration emphasised that the aim of the new communiqué is to serve as a single, systematic source on e-documents and to simplify the related legislation that has been unclear in the past.

Country Specifications

E-Invoicing/CTC Model:

Centralised

Mandatory Infrastructure:

GIB

Mandatory Format:

UBL 2.1 TR

Mandatory for Issuing:

Majority of suppliers

Mandatory for Receiving:

Majority of buyers

eSignature:

Mandatory

Archiving Period:

- Tax law: 5 years

- Commercial law: 10 years

Archiving Abroad:

Not Allowed

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