Turkish etiquette and manners Formal etiquette in Turkish culture has great importance determining the most important forms of social interaction. As the external intelligence agency, The : Milli İstihbarat Teşkilatı, or MİT conducts some part of the intelligence operations. Consulate General in Istanbul, and the U. According to the Turkish Ministry of Customs and Trade: There are 28 land border crossings, 7 railway border crossings, 60 navy border crossings and 51 air port border crossings and these numbers are expected to increase as the trade and relations with the neighbours develop. Business suit, jacket and tie for men are common in the business world and in many cases during celebrations and national holidays Turks prefer it to the national dress. This dualism combined with rapid population growth which is migrating to the cities from the province leads to the formation of a very multi-faceted and mobile society which is the feature of any Turkish city. Clearance required in locations other than Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir are subject to additional surcharges.
Take precautions in any meetings with individuals claiming to be directly involved with any side of the Syrian conflict or purporting to raise funds for assistance to Syria. Friends, relatives and neighbors often visit each other. Find sources: — · · · · November 2008 Law enforcement in Turkey is carried out by several departments and agencies, all acting under the command of the or mostly the. Relationships are fostered in the office, over extended lunches, dinners, and social outings. Shipments containing food supplements and vitamins are prohibited to private individuals.
Between cities, Turkey has bus routes, train, and air services. Soles of shoes are considered dirty a priori and when entering any private house as well as mosque boots and shoes should be taken off. You will be denied entry into Turkey if there is not enough space for entry and exit stamps in your passport. There will be the tax upon the money, which they collect under the name of interest, commission and expenditure because of the services they produced on behalf of them. See the and the pages for information on scams. It is common to invite guests, neighbors and friends to dinner but in this case the meal and the time is being negotiated in advance. The Gendarmerie also have an independent organization for Traffic Control : Jandarma Trafik similar to that of the police, but they take shifts outside the cities; similar to the American highway police.
These are; - Income from commercial activities, - Income from agriculture, - Income from professionals, - Wages and salaries, - Income from capital investment interest and dividends , - Income from immovable assets and rights, - Other income and earnings. The shipping label is approximately 5. Remain calm, do not make any sudden movements, and obey all instructions. The elements of income are classified in seven categories. Turkish religion and culture It is known fact that Turkey has been home for three major religions in the world — Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Following this move, it finalized an agreement with the European Union, enabling it to join the Customs Union on January 1, 1996. Links to external websites are provided as a convenience and should not be construed as an endorsement by the U. Taxable events are free circulation of goods, registration of customs declaration, and temporary importation in case of partial exemption. Turkish meze usually is followed by the main course which is being chosen taking into account the range of snacks - a kebab is served with vegetable salads, fish or chicken is coming with rice or hummus, for the soup - tortillas with meat, cheese and pickles. Remarkable changes in the structure of exports have been observed, which led industrial products to gain prominence over agricultural products. In the case of transmissions by gratuitous, the declaration will be submitted in one month following the date of acquirement of the properties.
The next important element is the male community sulale which consists of male relatives. Tourists visiting Turkey do not have to take special care of the dress - you can wear almost anything that is suitable to the local hot and dry climate. Istanbul is a modern world city, like so many others. However in traditional Turkish society the choice of the future spouses and the marriage ceremony scenery is still being conducted by the heads of families only and the newlyweds themselves play a very minor role. Even the relatives of the opposite sex in public usually do not show signs of affection, during the celebrations all are being rapidly distributed to groups depending on age and gender. If you violate local laws, even unknowingly, you may be expelled, arrested, or imprisoned. Patronize well-established restaurants and ask to see a menu with prices before ordering anything.
However when visiting places for worship and provincial areas it is better to dress up modestly - shorts, short skirts and open dresses will cause a sharp rejection almost everywhere outside of beach areas. Traffic Laws: Drive defensively at all times. Other men may kiss each other on both cheeks as well. And if the first is more or less clear - Turks are very different from the other peoples of the region for the views on the role of money in society then the second option is much more interesting. Maritime Travel: Mariners planning travel to Turkey should also check for U. An individual in Turkey is liable for tax on his income as an employee and on income as a self-employed person.
The role of women in the Turkish family despite the many myths is rather simple. Withholding agent are those calculate and pay the tax to the related tax office on the name of taxpayer. Find information on , and on our websites. A reasonably firm handshake would be appropriate. Customs Procedures Import Procedures In general, Customs bond is an oral declaration made by the owner or carrier and must be followed by a written declaration accompanied by the supporting documents. Get a certified copy of the official report from the Traffic Police office this can take several days.
Developments in recent years show that production and exports have increased substantially in high-technology sectors, where goods include electrical and electronic machinery and equipment, as well as in the automotive industry. Land border crossings of Turkey with Georgia: Without a visa delay, Turkish people can freely travel within Georgia after passing Türkgözü in Ardahan and Sarp on road E70 in Artvin. Those are required to withhold taxes - Public administrations and institutions, - Public commercial concerns and other incorporations, - Commercial companies and business partnerships, - Associations, religious and charitable foundations, - The commercial operations of associations and religious and charitable foundations, - Those securing investment funds, - Tradesman and self-employed individuals who are required to report their true income, - Farmers whose agricultural earnings are determined on the basis of a balance-sheet or an agricultural trading account. Turkish Tax System You may use In Turkey multi-tax system is applied. The corporate income tax returns are submitted to tax office with which the taxpayer is associated during the fourth month following the month in which the accounting period closes.